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Level 3 Evacuations Canceled in Grant County
The Grant County Sheriff's Office says law enforcement officers will go door-to-door to notify persons in the Level 3 area.
BREAKING: Coulee Medical Center to Evacuate Due to Gas Leak
Coulee Medical Center is evacuating 25 patients due to a gas leak around 3 p.m. on June 28. Public Information Officer Kyle Foreman says that ambulances from Grant and Okanogan County is transporting the patients to neighboring clinics as they clear the hospital. ...
City of Wenatchee Accepts $350k Design Contract for Wenatchee Convention Center Expansion Project
Wenatchee Mayor Frank Kuntz signed a $354,784 contract with ALSC Architects to draft a pre-plan and design the Wenatchee Convention Center Renovation and Expansion project. The decision came after Wenatchee City Council voted to pass it unanimously during their June 23 meeting...
Lemolo Cafe and Deli Features Art from Cartoonist Dan McConnell
Dan McConnell, a local artist who specializes in caricatures, will be featuring his work in July at the Lemolo Cafe and Deli.
Commissioner Bob Bugert to Visit Leavenworth and Plain in July
Chelan County Commissioner Bob Bugert will be hosting two community meetings in Leavenworth and Plain to discuss the Leavenworth-area Tubing Study, the Icicle Work Group project, and the newly debuted Cascade Orchard Bridge Deck Project.
Missing Kayaker on the Wenatchee River
One kayaker went missing during a trip down Wenatchee River.
Knapps Hill Tunnel in Chelan Closed Tuesday Morning
The tunnel will be closed between milepost 223 and 230 on US Highway 97A from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Congresswoman Kim Schrier Publishes Ad Regarding Women’s Health
Congresswoman Kim Schrier released a new ad called the “Oath,” following SCOTUS’ decision to overturn Roe vs. Wade on June 24. “As a doctor, I know that the decision of when and whether to have a child should be between a woman and her doctor, not the government,” said Rep. Schrier. “I am the only cand ...
Inslee says No to Suspending Gas Taxes
Governors across the nation are poised with the question on whether or not they will suspect their state gas tax due to surging gas prices. Gov. Inslee explains that this state will most likely not see a gas tax. On June 22, President Joe Biden called on Congress to suspend federal gas and diesel taxes for three months ...
Gov. Inslee Visits Chelan County to Discuss Digital Equity
NCW Tech hosted a roundtable at the Mercantile in downtown Wenatchee, with a special guest appearance from Gov. Jay Inslee. On June 24, local governing bodies discussed the future of digital equity in the North Central region. Prior to the roundtable, Inslee held a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the Beta Hatch site in Cashmere, a meal-worm processing plant that centers on sustainable animal feed ... R