The west facing hillside, at right, bordering the Broadview neighborhood is pretty much devoid of vegetation Wednesday, July 17, 2019, after 300 goats have eaten their way down the canyon in the last week. The goats, part of vegetation management to reduce potential wildfire fuel, will be moved out on Thursday, finished with their eating task.
MOSES LAKE — Fifteen people were arrested Tuesday in Central Washington during a large-scale drug bust involving 300 officers and led by federal law enforcement agencies.
MATTAWA — A Grant County wildfire that threatened homes and farms near Mattawa is now 65 percent contained, authorities said.
YAKIMA — Central Washington University’s aviation program has returned student training flights to Bowers Field in Ellensburg after a temporary move to Yakima.
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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Embattled Secretary of Labor R. Alexander Acosta is stepping down amid mounting criticism of a plea deal he struck with a convicted sex offender while Acosta was a federal prosecutor in Florida.
SPOKANE — the Spokane Police Department has become one of 16 agencies in the state to start providing data to the FBI as part of a nationwide effort to build a database tracking officers’ serious use of force.
SEATTLE — King County public-health officials announced two more confirmed measles cases on Wednesday, bringing the total to 12 cases in Western Washington since an outbreak was declared in May.
KENNEWICK — A Franklin County sheriff's deputy is suing the county and his boss, Sheriff Jim Raymond, for discrimination, retaliation and civil rights violations.
SEATTLE — Hate crimes rose 78 percent between 2013 and 2017 in Washington state, according to a new study that shows this state saw the nation’s ninth-largest rise in bias crime during that time period.
The goats are being used to reduce fire fuels near the city's Broadview neighborhood.
MANSON — Investigators believe a Manson brush fire started Saturday after an 18-year-old man used fireworks to blow up a mailbox.
Update: The road is now clear.
WENATCHEE — The trip from Pangborn Memorial Airport to Chelan takes just 15 minutes. Leavenworth is 12 minutes away and Quincy only takes 10.
UPDATE, 4:30 p.m.: All streets have reopened.
Update, 1:45 p.m. Wednesday:
WENATCHEE — Wenatchee police arrested a 25-year-old man suspected in multiple Waterville vehicle prowls.
NCW — Campfires, smoking and other activities are now prohibited on certain state lands in Eastern Washington.
BRIDGEPORT — A 24-year-old man was arrested early Sunday morning after allegedly firing several gunshots outside a bar in Bridgeport.
OLYMPIA — A range of new Washington state gun laws take effect in July, including key parts of Initiative 1639, the sweeping firearms measure approved last year that has sparked a charged debate over firearms, public safety and constitutional rights.
NCW — State, federal and county agencies are listing the fire danger in Chelan and Douglas counties as high.
EAST WENATCHEE — On the heels of a report critical of the East Wenatchee Police Department, Chief Randy Harrison has called for an officers meeting to discuss the state of the department.
WENATCHEE — A new GPS tracking system is being added to Wenatchee School District’s bus fleet thanks, in part, to state funds designed to improve school transportation departments.