TRINIDAD — Washington State Patrol cited an Ephrata man after a bundle of wood fence posts fell out of his trailer and hit another driver’s windshield Monday afternoon on Highway 28 along Trinidad Hill.
STEVENS PASS — Those driving over Stevens Pass ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday could see up to a foot of new snow accumulating in the mountains starting Tuesday.
EAST WENATCHEE — Douglas County Fire District 2 Chief Dave Baker was put on non-disciplinary paid administrative leave two weeks ago, according to Commissioner Dave Fennell.
MALAGA — Danica Taylor stood there waving in a bright yellow Belle dress as SWAT trucks rolled down Tuscany Lane in Malaga. Their mission? Bring Danica much-needed joy during an otherwise challenging year.
BREWSTER — Brewster police say fires at two Brewster churches last Sunday were intentionally set.
WINTHROP — Highway 20 through the Cascade Mountains is closed for the season.
WENATCHEE — Police arrested a Wenatchee man after the Jeep Cherokee he was driving with four passengers flipped at about 1:30 a.m. Sunday on South Mission Street.
One of the ways Jill Nielsen-Farrell has been inspired to build community is by working with the Compassion Prison Project, an organization that acknowledges the strong connection between childhood trauma and incarceration.
WENATCHEE — The Chelan County Sheriff’s Office has closed its Wenatchee office for the remainder of the week due to COVID-19 concerns.
Cars line up along Southeast 1st Street by Ulysses S. Grant Elementary School Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020, to pick up students after the morning session of the new hybrid schedule.
WENATCHEE — A Wenatchee man suspected of raping a young girl is being held at the Chelan County jail on $500,000 bail.
PLAIN — After its executive director was arrested on suspicion of voyeurism, an official with the Tall Timber church camp outside Lake Wenatchee said the camp is taking steps to learn whether the behavior occurred on the campus and to increase prevention measures.
SPOKANE — A Wenatchee man authorities believe is a “kingpin” of local drug activity has been indicted in the Spokane federal court for illegally possessing a firearm.
Chelan County firefighters prepare to enter a home at 1623 Springwater Ave. in Wenatchee Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020, as smoke pours out of a side door. Fire Chief Brian Brett said they arrived to find smoke coming from the building and found a cooking fire in the kitchen had extended to the cabinets and was in flames. He said occupants of the house weren't home at the time. Brett said they were able to contain the fire to the kitchen but were checking the ceiling area to make sure it hadn't spread.
CHELAN — A Chelan resident pleaded guilty Monday to a hate crime for harassing his Latino neighbors in the Navarre Coulee area earlier this month.
SEATTLE — Contending public officials in Seattle and elsewhere have failed to keep all citizens safe during ongoing racial injustice protests, a group of law enforcement unions announced Monday they’re pushing a statewide ballot initiative that would require Washington cities and counties to…
LEAVENWORTH — Three dams in the Alpine Lakes Wilderness have been listed as high hazard with as many as 177 residences potentially at risk if one of the dams failed.
LEAVENWORTH — Rescuers helped two hikers down from the Snow Lakes trail early Sunday morning. The hikers reported seeing hallucinations and feeling hypothermic.
LAKE CHELAN — Rescuers airlifted a 28-year-old Ellensburg hunter who broke his ankle near the Devil’s Backbone northwest of Chelan on Thursday.
WENATCHEE — Trail users of the Sage Hills and Horse Lake trails areas can expect closures along a stretch of the trail system while four transmission poles are being replaced.
RIVERSIDE — A Riverside man was arrested Thursday after he allegedly struck an Okanogan County Assessor’s Office employee’s vehicle with a baseball bat.
Update, 10:30 a.m. Monday: The Wenatchee Fire Department labeled Saturday’s Travelodge fire to be undetermined but noted that the outdoor area which caught fire is frequented by smokers.
Updated, 5 p.m. Sunday:
A trucker locks up their brakes as vehicles stop along Highway 97A south of Entiat on Tuesday, for a herd of bighorn sheep crossing the road. The one photographed had turned back from a larger group that had just gotten across the roadway.
That the scene has become familiar makes it no less wrenching: A distraught couple searches through the ash, char, and melted metal of what was once their home. Only the concrete pad and the occasional fireplace remain.
CASHMERE — A stretch of Binder Road in Cashmere closed Monday due to a developing sinkhole near the road.
WENATCHEE — A man was stabbed Sunday night on North Mission Street after a fight sparked by fireworks, police said.
OLYMPIA — A state law designed to make intersections safer for bicyclists goes into effect on Thursday.
EAST WENATCHEE — Unneeded prescription medications can be disposed of in a kiosk outside the Police Records window in City Hall.
OMAK — The Cold Springs Fire that started near Omak on Sept. 6 has destroyed approximately 78 homes and 60 outbuildings, according to a Wednesday morning report by the Northeast Washington Interagency Incident Management Team. The 188,852-acre fire is 70% contained.
BRIDGEPORT — A week after it tore through 350 square miles of Douglas County, the Pearl Hill Fire is nearing full containment.
WENATCHEE — Sitting in his usual spot in Riverfront Park on Monday, Darrell Gann could hardly make out trees across the Columbia River. “This spot is beautiful on a sunny day,” he said.