WATERVILLE — The Washington State Auditor's Office in February identified two problems during Douglas County's 2021 audit, but the county "strongly disagrees" with the state's determination.
WENATCHEE — Kids clad in "Pink Ladies" jackets could be seen leaping into two swaying bounce houses stuffed with children dressed from an era nearly 70 years their senior Saturday night.
Veronica Mora, 9, of Entiat, runs as she begins to fly her colorful red, yellow, and orange kite at Entiat's 2023 Kite Festival Saturday at Kiwanis Park. Also, Diego Sanchez, 10, of Entiat, gets his decorated kite going into the air.
PLAIN — The Chelan County Sheriff’s Office on Saturday identified the dead man discovered in Plain March 17 as Adrian Antonio Norfleet, 42, of the Seattle area.
WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee City Council on Thursday approved entering into an opioid settlement with two pharmacies for an additional $600,000. It’s the second opioid settlement for the city and brings the total to roughly to $1.2 million.
ROCK ISLAND — Girls on the Run participants have one simple rule, whether in life or on the field: keep moving forward.
WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee City Council on Thursday approved a land exchange agreement to swap about 5 acres with the Chelan County PUD for the Confluence Parkway Project.
WENATCHEE — Forty-four pallet shelters the city ordered to arrive this spring at the Wenatchee Rescue Mission will now arrive in the summer.
EAST WENATCHEE— The Women’s Service League of NCW (WSL), popular hosts of My Girlfriend’s Closet, are back with a Prom Dress Giveaway event.
WATERVILLE — The state auditor has identified two problems in Douglas County’s use of grant funding in 2021, one of them involving COVID-19 federal funds.
A deer, part of a herd of a dozen, munches on brush near a house above Skyline Drive in Wenatchee Tuesday.
WENATCHEE — The Columbia River Drug Task Force continues to search for two suspects they say ran massage parlors in Wenatchee as a front for prostitution.
OLYMPIA — This year’s Apple Blossom Royalty recently visited the state capitol, Olympia, for Apple Blossom Day where they got to meet the festival ambassadors and the 12th District Representatives Mike Steel and Keith Goehner.
WENATCHEE — After eight months in business in Wenatchee, Boba Lab recently announced its second shop will open in East Wenatchee.
Jim Flagel, Cashmere, works to replace a flag that had been frayed in the wind at his home Tuesday, March 14, 2023. Flagel is a retired lumberman and school bus driver and uses the shopping cart he purchased to move tools to different projects around his property.
WENATCHEE — Stemilt Growers recently celebrated annual Stemilters Day, celebrating 4,000 workers for producing high-quality fruit.
Dulce Adame, 15, Wenatchee, is lifted into the air by her attendants during a dance practice for her quinceanera Tuesday at Lincoln Park. Adame says her ceremony is on June 24 even though she has already turned 15. A quinceanera is an elaborate celebration for a girl's 15th birthday with cultural roots in Mexico and Spain.
This is the fourth in a four-part series detailing budget problems at the Wenatchee School District and its decision to cut at least 75 jobs.1. A need to reduce 2. Error compounds woes 3. Educators await answers4. Flux among superintendents
Budgeting in the Post-COVID Era | Educators await answers as the Wenatchee School District works through budget
This is the third in a four-part series detailing budget problems at the Wenatchee School District and its decision to cut at least 75 jobs.1. A need to reduce 2. Error compounds woes 3. Educators await answers 4. Flux among superintendents
WATERVILLE — A Douglas County judge Monday formally ordered the dismissal of a lawsuit filed by more than 100 former employees who lost their jobs when Confluence Health enforced the state’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate.
WENATCHEE — Third-grader Coralee Collings won the logo design contest for the Washington State Apple Blossom Festival youth parade logo contest this year.
WENATCHEE — The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) will begin its multi-lane roundabout project on April 3 at the intersection of Highway 2/97 and Easy Street.
We’ve had our fill of the cold and aren’t we all hankering for spring? It’s time to seriously plan landscapes with colorful, easy-care flowers, whether annuals or perennials.
This is the second in a four-part series detailing budget problems at the Wenatchee School District and its decision to cut at least 75 jobs.1. A need to reduce 2. Error compounds woes 3. Educators await answers4. Flux among superintendents
This is the first in a four-part series detailing budget problems at the Wenatchee School District and its decision to cut at least 75 jobs.1. A need to reduce 2. Error compounds woes 3. Educators await answers4. Flux among superintendents
WENATCHEE — A giant pair of scissors were used by three protestors to chop an equally large “Funding Fossil Fuels” credit card behind Wells Fargo Wednesday afternoon as their fellow protestors flashed signs urging drivers on North Mission Street to “#DefundClimateChange” and “Support the Earth.”
WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Department is building a new community garden on Okanogan Avenue.
WENATCHEE — Chelan County PUD commissioners on Monday OK’d swapping roughly 5 acres of property with the city of Wenatchee as part of the Confluence Parkway Project, a 2.5-mile bypass project to mitigate clogging traffic on North Wenatchee Avenue. Wenatchee City Council will vote on the agre…
WENATCHEE — Chelan County PUD commissioners opted to push back adjusting cryptocurrency power rates to Aug. 1 for at least the third time in the last year.
WENATCHEE — Chelan County PUD will gain access to 4,000 acre-feet of water annually for irrigation from an Okanogan County water bank source, similar to a reservoir, through an agreement with Oroville-Tonasket Irrigation District (OTID).
NCW — A series of five regional events hosted by the Apple STEM Network and the North Central Educational Service District for local 8th graders is designed to increase interest in technology fields among female and non binary students.
EAST WENATCHEE — Around 1,000 people packed the gymnasium at Eastmont High School Saturday for a youth wrestling tournament hosted by the Wenatchee Valley Mat Cats club.
PLAIN — Authorities are investigating a homicide after a man was discovered dead Friday in Plain.
WATERVILLE — A Douglas County Superior Court judge on Monday sentenced an East Wenatchee financial advisor who police say defrauded former clients to eight years in prison — nearly triple the length agreed upon in a plea agreement.
WENATCHEE — Microsoft is inviting its soon-to-be neighbors in Malaga and other valley residents to an open house to learn more about the future Microsoft data center campus on March 29 in Malaga.
WENATCHEE — The Columbia River Drug Task Force is hosting an online auction for stolen items recovered last year.
A cross-country skier dressed as a slice of bacon holds on for dear life as his dog pulls him around an icy track dressed as an over-easy egg.
WENATCHEE — Wenatchee Valley Animal Care and Control officers on Thursday seized dozens of dogs and more than a dozen birds as part of an active animal cruelty investigation.
WENATCHEE — Deanna Walter’s time in the position wasn’t supposed to be permanent. She had been appointed interim director twice before, but this time was different.
WENATCHEE — When the wind picks up and it becomes a blustery day — that’s when Miketo Zook, Wenatchee, heads outside.
WENATCHEE — RiverCom 911 has its sights to settle in the Confluence Technology Center next year, after its administrative board on Wednesday approved negotiating a lease agreement with the Chelan Douglas Regional Port Authority.
WENATCHEE — About five weeks before the end of the 2023 legislative session, the representatives for District 12 said work on the budget continues.
A young Afghani girl — a human rights activist, essayist and poet — who has received death threats from the Taliban, has a chance to escape and become an artist in residence in the Wenatchee Valley. To make that happen, we need to find an organization willing to offer her a two-year fellowship.
From left, Wenatchee brothers Isaiah, 5, Caden, 7, and Ethan McDonald, 3, play on the new pump track built at Lincoln Park Wednesday, March 15, 2023. The track is part of $3.4 million in renovations and construction at the park.
MALAGA — Microsoft Corporation filed permits in Chelan County for three buildings in Malaga, another move for the tech giant’s future.