WENATCHEE — The fall Science in Our Valley seminar series begins Sept. 25 with a close-up look at the research of local Department of Fish and Wildlife scientist Dr. McClain Johnson.

CHELAN — North Central Regional Library is hosting community resource specialists from WorkSource, SkillSource, Wenatchee Valley College and OIC of Washington for office hours at the Chelan Public Library once a month this fall.

WENATCHEE — GWATA has announced the 14 finalists for its 19th Annual Innovator Awards. The finalists in the five Innovator Award categories were chosen by an independent selection committee comprised of GWATA members with backgrounds in both business and education. The selection committee fi…

SEATTLE — When Pam Johnson got a phone call Sept. 1 notifying her that her husband, Christian Johnson, had been hurt while fighting a wildfire in Okanogan County and was being airlifted to Seattle’s Harborview Medical Center, she knew it was serious. But it wasn’t until she arrived at the ho…

It wasn't just soccer balls going into the net during Green Lightning's practice Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019, at Lee Elementary School in East Wenatchee. Braxton Reynolds, 6, puts his teammates Marq Sanchez, 7, and Max Winn, 6, into the goal between drills from their coach April Winn. They are in their third week of playing in the U-7 division of the Greater Wenatchee Soccer Club said Winn. She said they have been playing together as a team for four years. They play into mid October.

CHELAN — Chelan County crews removed the debris Wednesday along South Lakeshore Road and the road is back open.

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The Bavarian Village of Leavenworth is speaking its own language with the unveiling of a new tongue-in-cheek dictionary called “Der Wördbook,” along with the chance for lucky wordsmiths to win a free vacation package by submitting their own “DerWörds.”

NCW — Efforts to educate the public about the dangers of wildfires received close to $200,000 this month.

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LEAVENWORTH — The Leavenworth City Council has unanimously passed building regulations to incentivize development and increase housing density.

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With fall fast approaching, our plant clinic diagnosticians will soon begin fielding questions about how to prepare our lawns for winter, with questions like: Should I fertilize? When do I stop watering? How much longer should I be mowing? Is this a good time to treat my lawn for weeds and r…

With fall fast approaching, our plant clinic diagnosticians will soon begin fielding questions about how to prepare our lawns for winter, with questions like: Should I fertilize? When do I stop watering? How much longer should I be mowing? Is this a good time to treat my lawn for weeds and r…

WENATCHEE — A month before voting starts for the fall election, YWCA North Central Washington will host a forum on women casting ballots, running for office and leading.

NCW — Residents of Chelan County are told to be aware due to a flash flood warning from slow moving thunderstorms.

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WENATCHEE — More people are working this year than last year, but the number of new jobs being created has slowed, leading to mixed economic news for Chelan and Douglas counties.

My daughter knew that’s what she wanted to do at 3 1/2 years old. The “that” was to play the same crazy instrument that Itzhack Perlman was playing on Sesame Street. And she didn’t let us forget it until we finally found Betty Ritter to give her violin lessons.

NCW — Chelan and Douglas counties received significant, but not abnormal rainfall this weekend after a thunderstorm swept through the area.

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STEVENS PASS — Drivers should expect delays on Highway 2 on Tuesday while rock blasting occurs for an avalanche berm.

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NCW — Firefighters are monitoring seven small brush fires started by lightning strikes that occurred Saturday night and Sunday morning.

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