WENATCHEE — Six-year-old Ronan Cole’s favorite bird is the peregrine falcon.
WENATCHEE — The City Council has approved an agreement for Link Transit to contribute $200,000 toward an environmental assessment for the proposed Confluence Parkway.
WENATCHEE — The Horan Natural Area is used by joggers, walkers, bikers and many other members of Wenatchee.
OKANOGAN — Pam Johnson took the stage and thanked the hundreds of people who gathered to remember her late husband, Christian Johnson. Then she reflected — How could he be summed up in just a few words? What did he mean to this community?
WENATCHEE — Chelan County PUD may have released about 300 gallons of oil into the Columbia River over several months due to a problem with one of its turbines.
A leaf falls to the ground, bottom left, on Pioneer Drive in Wenatchee on Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2019, one of thousands that will litter the front yards and one block of the picturesque street in the coming weeks.
GRAND COULEE DAM — Washington managers are preparing for when northern pike, a voracious invasive predator, make it below the Grand Coulee Dam.
Note: This story has been updated to reflect the correct funding information.
LEAVENWORTH — Jason Lundgren is running for reelection to the Leavenworth City Council so he can focus on waste reduction, wildfire preparedness and recreation opportunities.
MANSON — The Manson Parks and Recreation District has not reached its goal of acquiring Leffler Field.
EAST WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee Valley has been experiencing poor air quality the last few days due to agricultural and prescribed burns.
I’ve spent more than 30 years welcoming visitors to their public land. One of the most important things to me is making sure there are friendly folks ready to help when people arrive.
Sno-park permits will go on sale next month with some changes this winter.
A crew from KRCI of Wenatchee dredges the Riverfront Park boat launch area along the Columbia River Monday, Oct. 7, 2019, removing sediment from the boat basin that has accumulated. The cost of the Chelan County Public Utility District project that is expected to be finished in November is $602,000
LEAVENWORTH — Three deer, six white fish, a flock of ducks, two mergansers, four dogs, mushrooms, rose hips, cottonwoods, and chestnuts made it to the list of nature spotted on the first Fall Salmon Walk put on by the Wenatchee River Institute Friday.
SPOKANE — Every two years, policy and budget wonks at Washington’s wildlife management agency draft a new strategic plan. This cycle is the equivalent of an institutional inhale and exhale, the metronome that underlies decisions and the dates on which budgets thrive. Or die.
WENATCHEE — Lincoln Park renovations are getting a boost with $520,600 in federal funding.
WENATCHEE — Horse Lake Reserve Trailhead will be closed temporarily next week due to a trailhead improvement project.
MANSON — The Manson Parks and Recreation District still needs $672,000 to acquire Leffler Field, and the clock is ticking.
A small herd of bighorn sheep graze in a field as the sun sets just south of Malaga on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — California, Washington and 15 other states on Wednesday filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration’s weakening of the Endangered Species Act, a landmark law that has ensured the survival of the California condor, the grizzly bear and other animals close to extinction.
Josh Miller, on ladder, and Eric Sydenstricker with the Chelan County Public Utility District, replace parts on a river level gauge at the Riverfront Park boat launch Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019. The area will be closed starting Monday, Sept. 30 for improvements to the docks and surrounding area. The PUD hopes to open the area back up by mid-November.
WENATCHEE — Mission Ridge Ski & Board Resort will expand its night-skiing operation to include 13 additional acres of terrain and an extended season.
One of the talented emerging community leaders in the Wenatchee Valley is Teresa Bendito-Zepeda, a co-founder of the Parque Padrinos. The group of more than 100 neighbors in South Wenatchee is dedicated to making sure that the redeveloped Kiwanis Methow Park is fully programmed and cared for.
WENATCHEE — Chelan and Douglas counties were the highlight of summer storms in most of Eastern Washington north of Interstate 90 this year.
WENATCHEE — The bright red Apple Bowl, 8 feet on the deep end and 4 feet on the shallow, adds Wenatchee flavor to Hale Park’s new skatepark.
MOSCOW, Idaho — In the rugged, sometimes violent world of the wolf, it pays to have mom and dad around.
More than a decade ago, before a water-loving rodent with a penchant for gnawing on trees became the animal du jour — its ecological powers heralded as a climate salve, ecosystem restorative and all around tonic of hope — the seemingly humble beaver brought two unlikely allies together.
LEAVENWORTH — If it seems like Icicle Creek has a higher flow than normal for a drought year, you’d be right.
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NCW — The U.S. Bureaus of Land Management and Reclamation have lifted fire restrictions in Eastern Washington.
YAKIMA — Low cow numbers and falling survival rates among calves continue to plague Yakima’s elk herd and cause significant decreases in hunting opportunities.
WENATCHEE — The boat launch at Wenatchee Riverfront Park will be closed for seven weeks this fall while crews replace the dock and deepen that part of the river.