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Prescribed burning smoke will be visible in April

WENATCHEE—The U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service crews will conduct prescribed burning operations on approximately 800 acres in central Washington during April. The burning will …

WENATCHEE - The Washington State Patrol (WSP) District 6 has announced a partnership with allied agencies in Chelan, Kittitas, Grant, and Okanogan counties to conduct High Visibility Enforcement …

Registration open for Kids Makers Market in Cashmere, Leavenworth

LEAVENWORTH - Registration is now open for Cascade Market's Cashmere and Leavenworth Kids Makers Market. The Makers Market provides an opportunity for local children to learn about selling at the farmer's market, …

Cashmere High School artists shine at regional art showcase

CASHMERE – Cashmere High School art students had an impressive showing at the 45th Annual Regional High School Art Show in March. Five of the 15 art pieces moving on to the state show are …

Cashmere's newest royalty: Meet the 2024 royal court

CASHMERE – The new Cashmere Royal Court was selected and crowned on Friday, March 23, after interviews by a panel of three judges. The 2024 members of the Cashmere Royal Court are Queen …

Peshastin Water District acquisition moves forward

WENATCHEE - Customers of the Peshastin Water District will see little change in their monthly bills when Chelan County PUD acquires the community water system on March 26.

Grizzly Bears one step closer to returning to North Cascades

SEDRO-WOOLLEY - Federal agencies have taken a major step towards reintroducing grizzly bears to the North Cascades ecosystem in Washington state, where the bears have been functionally extinct for …

Studded tires must come off by March 31 deadline

OLYMPIA – Springtime in the Pacific Northwest often signals blooming flowers and warmer days ahead. It also means Washington’s deadline to remove studded tires is fast approaching. …

Wenatchee Mended Hearts meeting

EAST WENATCHEE - Greater Wenatchee Mended Hearts is hosting a chapter meeting on Monday, April 1, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Aging & Adult Care of Central Washington Meeting Room, 270 …

Scammers targeting Chelan PUD customers with aggressive tactics

WENATCHEE - Chelan PUD is warning customers about an aggressive wave of scammers attempting to extort payments through intimidation and deception this week. Over a dozen customers have reported …

Heavy snow expected over mountain passes this weekend

SPOKANE - A pattern change will bring much colder temperatures and lowering snow levels to the Inland Northwest starting Friday night. This will result in heavy snow and difficult travel conditions …

OLYMPIA - Governor Jay Inslee signed House Bill 2375 into law on Friday, expanding a property tax exemption to senior citizens and disabled individuals living in detached accessory dwelling units …

Washington State sees job growth slow, unemployment rise in February

OLYMPIA - Washington's economy added 2,600 jobs in February, but the unemployment rate ticked up to 4.7%, marking the highest level since 2021 and the fifth straight month of rising joblessness. The …

Registration now open for Cashmere Founders’ Days Car Show

CASHMERE – Registration is now open for the 2024 Cashmere Founders’ Days Car Show. The Car show will be held on June 29 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in downtown Cashmere. It is part of the …

OLYMPIA — Thanks to a new law signed by the governor on Monday, High school students in Washington will soon have expanded opportunities to earn college credits through the popular Running …

OLYMPIA - The Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) announced it is accepting applications for $2 million in grants to strengthen local food supply chains and market access across the …

Keeping preschoolers safe from fire dangers

OLYMPIA—Young children, with their curiosity and limited understanding of risks, face particular dangers from fires and burns in the home. Local fire officials are urging parents and caregivers …

Women's Service League hosts annual prom dress giveaway

WENATCHEE – This weekend, area teens, regardless of income, will have the chance to pick out the prom dress of their dreams for free, thanks to the Women's Service League of North Central …

LEAVENWORTH— Natural resource specialists with the U.S. Forest Service and Chelan County Natural Resources are partnering with the North Central Washington Forest Health Collaborative (NCWFHC) …

OLYMPIA — The Washington State Board of Education announced it is seeking applications for a student representative for the 2024-2026 term. The board is looking for a sophomore prepared to …

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