Town Toyota Center Hiring for Wild Season

With the Wenatchee Wild season just over a month away, the Town Toyota Center is looking to hire more than 75 people for part time jobs. The arena seeks a part-time box office supervisor; the Rink needs a part-time opening for cashiers, lead position and concessions. The operations department needs…


Methow Valley Recommended for Smokejumper Base

WINTHROP, Wash. (AP) – A new analysis is recommending that Washington’s only smokejumper base remain in the Methow Valley, considered the birthplace of smokejumping. A group advising the U.S. Forest Service says the North Cascades Smokejumper Base near Winthrop should stay where it has been for nearly 80 years. The…


Extra DUI Patrols Starting Friday

Law enforcement across the state will be sending extra DUI patrols looking for drunk or drugged drivers August 18 to September 4th. Each summer in Washington State, an average of 149 people die in traffic crashes. That is the deadliest season of the year on our roads. During all of…


Grant County Deputy Accidentally Shoots Wife

Wednesday night at around 7:50 p.m. 28-year-old Jose A. Rivera called 911 to report he had accidentally shot his wife. Rivera was handling the weapon at the time it went off. Rivera is a deputy with the Grant County Sheriff’s Office, and was off-duty at the time. His wife, 25-year-old…


LCRD Issues Boil Advisory

The Lake Chelan Reclamation District issued a precautionary boil advisory on Tuesday August 8 for all areas to the south of SR 150 between Mill Bay Beach area and Rocky Point, plus all properties receiving water off Swartout Road. A 6-inch water main break is the cause. It has been…


Sen. Cantwell Town Hall set for Wenatchee

Senator Maria Cantwell will be holding a town hall meeting Saturday August 12 at Wenatchee High School Auditorium. It will run from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The event is open and free of charge, but you must pre-register to attend. You must show either a printed or mobile ticket…


Update: Brush Fire Closes SR 17 in Douglas County

UPDATE 5pm At 6:30 p.m. the American Red Cross will open a wildfire evacuation shelter in Bridgeport, WA for evacuees of a wildfire in Douglas County. Anyone needing shelter or assistance due to the fire can go to: Red Cross Evacuation Shelter (OPEN AT 6:30 PM) Bridgeport High School 1220…


Grant County Distributing Masks

The Grant County Health District gave out some recommendations when it comes to dealing with the smoke. If it looks smoky outside, it is probably not a good time for any outdoor activities. It encourages all coaches to check the visibility and the quality of air before hosting outdoor practices/…


Air Quality Alert Extended

The smoky skies don’t appear to be going anywhere anytime soon. The air quality alert issued Wednesday August 2 by the National Weather Service and the Washington Department of Ecology has been extended until Noon on Wednesday August 9. Washington Counties within the Air Quality Alert Include: Adams, Asotin, Chelan,…


Department Identifies Officer Involved in Shooting

The Wenatchee Police officer involved in the July 27th shooting in the Albertson’s parking lot, has been identified as Officer Albert Gonzalez. Captain Edgar Reinfeld with the Wenatchee PD says Officer Albert Gonzalez remains on administrative leave while the North Central Washington Special Investigations Unit combs through video evidence. Officer Gonzalez…