Winter Storms Cause Roadway Havoc in Central Washington

Many accidents are reported on Central Washington highways while the biggest winter storm yet this season hits the area. The Washington Transportation Department says numerous jack-knifed semi’s on both I-90 and I-82 throughout the region clogged traffic Monday night and early Tuesday morning. Traffic was often stopped or forced to pass…


Washington State Troopers Advise Drivers To Stay Home

Extremely dangerous road conditions in Central Washington Monday Evening prompted State Troopers to ask motorists to stay home. “Our resources are stretched so thin right now, we just don’t have the manpower for the volume of traffic and snow-related accidents that are happening,” explains Trooper Brian Moore. Moore said the…


Statewide Drought Emergency Declaration Will Not Be Extended

The Department of Ecology’s statewide drought emergency declaration will not be extended into 2016.  Governor Jay Inslee’s Executive Water Emergency Committee has recommended that Ecology not extend the drought declaration at this time although another declaration can be considered next year if water supply conditions change. Water supplies must be…


2015 Yields Large Amount of Mosquito-Born Viral Diseases

An unusually high number of exotic viral diseases have been reported this year in the state of Washington; 37.  That’s considerably more than any year in recent memory.   Hanna Oltean – an epidemiologist with the Washington State Department of Health – says the spike is in direct corollation with…


AAA Washington Predicts Record Travel Over Holiday Season

The upcoming holiday travel period could set a record.  AAA Washington’s Jennifer Cook claims there’ll be 12 days starting Wednesday when highways and airports will be especially busy. She says “For the first time ever, we’re expecting more than a 100 million people to be traveling”. 90 percent of U.S….


Faith Based Non Profit Aids Needy Families for Christmas

A faith based non-profit which helps needy families is assisting parents to provide Christmas for their kids. Serve Wenatchee Valley hosted 70 families last week who built nativity scenes to take home, and then selected presents for their children from thousands of donated toys. Pastor Bob Sheppard notes parents were…


Man Injured in Truck Stop Incident

A person’s assaulted after taking photos of an accident at a Rock Island truck stop. A man was driving his pick-up through the parking lot of BJ’s Saturday night when a car backed out of a parking spot and struck the truck. While exchanging information, a passenger in the pick-up…


10 People Injured in 3 Car Ephrata Crash

Ten people, including 6 kids were taken to hospitals after a three car crash in Highway 28 in Ephrata Saturday afternoon. A vehicle driven by Tiffany Payne entered the road from a side street and was hit by a car driven by Elias Herreramoreno, who was then hit by the…


Seahawks Beat Browns 30-13

The Seattle Seahawks beat the Cleveland Browns and Johnny Manziel 30-13 at Century Link field.  Doug Baldwin caught two TD’s and Russell Wilson threw for 3 TD’s as the Hawks improve to 9-5.


Democratic Presidential Debate Zingers

(MANCHESTER, N.H.) —  There may only have been three candidates, but there was no shortage of unforgettable exchanges in Saturday night’s debate. Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders and Martin O’Malley took to the stage in the Democratic debate tonight, hosted by ABC News.These are some of the most memorable moments from…