Grant County Reports Its First COVID Death Since March
The Grant County Health District is disclosing its first COVID-19 death since March. According to data from the district, the victim was a Mattawa man in his 70's who passed away in May. He reportedly was also unvaccinated and had underlying health conditions ...
Cedar Creek and Cub Creek 2 Closures Being Revised With Some Campgrounds, Trails and Roads Reopening
Trail and road closures, put into place after last summer’s Cedar Creek and Cub Creek 2 fires on the Methow Valley Ranger District, have been lifted or revised. Some closures will remain in effect until conditions stabilize, which could be a year or more in some cases because of an increased risk of debris flow from runoff and weather events, and concern for additional damage to trail treads or ro
Ukrainian Singing Group To Raise Money For Refugees This Sunday
A group of Ukrainian singers will perform at Eastmont Baptist Church this Sunday to raise donations for refugees of Russia's invasion of their country. The group We Are Ukraine has been raising money since just after the start of the war ...
Wenatchee School District to Expand School-based Health Services with Help of CVCH
The Wenatchee School District is renewing and expanding its contract with Columbia Valley Community Health (CVCH) for school-based health services. Seven district schools will provide a combination of health, dental and behavioral health services: Wenatchee High School, West Side High School, Lincoln Elementary, Columbia Middle School, Newberry Elementary School, Mission View Elementary and Orchar
East Wenatchee Police Seeking Assistance in Search for Missing Teen
The East Wenatchee Police Department is asking for the public's help in locating a runaway child. According to the department, 14-year-old Jade Lankford was last seen Tuesday. The teen is described as 5'7" tall and about 160 lbs with brown eyes and brown hair ...
Bomb Threat Made Toward Chelan County Courthouse
Update 3:44pm: The Wenatchee Police Department said walkthroughs of the courthouse by law enforcement have not revealed anything suspicious. They are awaiting assistance in the form of bomb-sniffing dogs and other services. Washington Street and the courthouse remain closed ...
Link’s DeRock Selected as Chelan County Port Commissioner
Link Transit CEO Richard DeRock is now the Chelan County Port District #3 commissioner after being appointed Tuesday by the port's other two Chelan County commissioners. DeRock will be sworn in at the June 28th Regional Port meeting. During Tuesday's meeting, Douglas County Port Commissioner Mark Spurgeon echoed the sentiments of his fellow Douglas County representatives regarding the search ... R
Body of Car Fire Victim Identified
The identity of the victim of last week's car fire in Moses Lake is now known. According to a release by the Grant County Sheriff's Office, Coroner Craig Morrison identified the victim as 25-year-old Mesan Felix Ekoue Totou of Moses Lake ...
Chelan County Commissioners Approve Orchard Pile Burning Extension to Combat Blight Issues
Chelan County orchardists have another few weeks of allowable green waste burning to look forward to after county commissioners voted Tuesday to extend pile burning until next month. Fire Marshal Stephen Rinaldi informed the board that this spring's heavy rains have created an issue for many orchards with trees infected with blight ...
Grant County Detectives Find Large Cache of Drugs in Vehicle
A Grant County man is facing drug-related charges after members of the Grant County Interagency Narcotics Enforcement Team reportedly seized several different types of drugs from a car he had been driving. According to the Grant County Sheriff's Office, Chris Kendall of Sunland Estates was arrested a week ago for Physical Control of a Motor Vehicle While Under the Influence of Intoxicating Liquor