STEMILT HILL – The Wenatchee Sportsmen’s Association made a renewed appeal Thursday for state officials to require Kyle Mathison to improve wildlife access through a 640-acre portion of his Stemilt Hill cherry orchards.
EAST WENATCHEE – A nursing assistant accused of neglect spent just one afternoon and part of an evening alone with six vulnerable adults before her failure to provide adequate care was discovered and she was sent home, an owner of the East Wenatchee facility says.
This week’s column on recovery from last summer’s largest wildfire in Washington’s history focuses on some opportunities for fire survivors, and ways that people can help by offering housing to volunteers, attending a benefit concert or giving a donation.
TWISP – For the last 25 years, horseback riders from around the Northwest have been coming to a three-day outing each spring that includes a day ride and camping out at the Beaver Creek Campground east of Twisp.
City officials believe aggressive begging is on the rise in Wenatchee and East Wenatchee and are launching a public campaign to combat it. With the support of local social service agencies, the cities plan to launch the "Bring the Change" campaign in June, asking the public to stop giving change to panhandlers and instead give it to local charities.