EPHRATA — Kevin Nordt, the general manager and CEO of Grant County PUD, will step down from his role Monday and transition to the role of chief resource officer. In a press release, Nordt cited grueling treatment for prostate cancer, which he was diagnosed with in June 2020, as the reason.

A cyclist rides near the Apple Capital Recreation Loop Trail in Douglas County with the sun reflecting on the Columbia River behind Thursday, Dec. 2, 2021.

Jasmani Cortez with Root Factor Maintenance of East Wenatchee rakes leaves from sculpted juniper shrubs in the yard of Tom Rowe's Wenatchee home Tuesday. Rowe, who has owned the home for about 30 years, says the plants were there when he moved in. He has them pruned every year to look like the foothills located just above his home. 

With Thanksgiving behind us — if you still have leftovers you might want to cut your losses and toss them — it’s time to set our sights on Christmas and the bright lights of the season.

WENATCHEE — People looking to sign up for health insurance but struggling to find the right plan will be able to get help on Dec. 11 when the Washington Healthplanfinder Adventure Tour comes to Wenatchee.

Shelby Henley, Wenatchee, grabs the leashes to her three dogs as they begin to walk to Hale Park's dog park Monday. She says she tries to get to the park three to five days a week while the weather is good.

LOS ANGELES — Inside a wood-clad meeting room in Orange County, five school board members sat before a sign-waving, opinionated crowd. For more than three hours, the trustees listened, debated and asked questions as they tried to decide whether to ban classroom teaching on a hard-to-define t…

Brooklyn Eberth, 9, Wenatchee, lets her family know she's found the perfect Christmas tree at Wenatchee High School's FFA and Agriscience tree sale on Monday. With her from left are Kyle, Hudson, 6, and Kelsey.

Workers for Canyon Fence of Cashmere cut a rail to fit a new split-rail cedar fence at Kirby Billingsley Hydro Park on Monday. Restoration work at the park began in September to improve native habitat and stop erosion from the Columbia River. The crew is installing more than 1,500 feet of fencing at the park and another 1,300 feet at Beebe Bridge Park in a similar project.

The Wenatchee High School Golden Apple Marching Band (GA) will host its 15th annual Holiday Craft Bazaar at Wenatchee High School on Saturday. The bazaar will be open to the public from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and has no entrance fee.