Stories tagged: wenatchee
Thu., Nov. 29, 2018, 8:45 a.m.
Oil spill creates mess for Lewiston firm: Coleman Oil expected to pay more than $1 million in fines, costs related to contamination in Wenatchee
The Washington Department of Ecology has fined Coleman Oil of Lewiston $189,000 for an oil spill at its Wenatchee facility, and total fines and damages related to the incident are …
Sat., Aug. 25, 2018, 9:32 a.m.
For Subsplash, a small Seattle-based maker of social apps for churches, the decision to open a second campus in Wenatchee this fall was easy. The Central Washington town has better …
Mon., July 9, 2018, 8:42 p.m.
A Wenatchee man has been charged with second-degree murder for allegedly ramming his ex-girlfriend’s SUV into an irrigation ditch near the Grant County town of Quincy.
UPDATED: Tue., July 3, 2018, 2:04 p.m.
A 39-year-old man has admitted to setting a fire that destroyed nearly 30 homes in north-central Washington in 2015.
UPDATED: Thu., June 21, 2018, 6:57 p.m.
Fire crews were able to contain a large fire burning north of Interstate 90 in Kittitas County from threatening structures in the town of Vantage.
Fri., June 15, 2018, 2:58 p.m.
The Chelan Public Utility District says an employee has died while working at a hydroelectric dam south of Wenatchee.
Fri., May 4, 2018, 8:54 a.m.
The Washington State Gambling Commission said its agents have arrested four people in an illegal soccer betting ring in Wenatchee.
Wed., Feb. 7, 2018, 5:50 p.m.
Authorities say a 25-year-old Kirkland man was fatally injured when he hit a tree while skiing at Mission Ridge Ski & Board Resort.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 9, 2017, 10:21 p.m.
The not-so-hush-hush secret of Wenatchee as a retirement mecca was recently trumpeted nationwide.
UPDATED: Sat., July 15, 2017, 8:41 p.m.
Communicating outside our bubbles is a good thing for the media, for the country, for all of us.
Sat., July 1, 2017, 8:44 p.m.
Barring wind-fanned hotspots, the region’s three big wildfires should remain mostly contained through the weekend as hundreds of firefighters on Saturday continued mop-up across more than 46,600 scorched acres in …
UPDATED: Wed., June 28, 2017, 11:52 a.m.
Three wildfires burning in grasslands south of Wenatchee, Washington, had grown to approximately 36.7 square miles but had not destroyed any structures.
Sun., June 4, 2017, 6 a.m.
For Washington apples the North American Free Trade Agreement has been a good deal.
Sat., May 27, 2017, 5 a.m.
Desert Canyon is back to being Desert Canyon, known for its challenging 7,285-yard layout, well-manicured greens and fairways, and expansive waste areas. The course has found stability since 2011 with …
Sat., May 27, 2017, 5 a.m.
Rock Island opened in the 1970s but it doubled in size with the debut of nine new holes in 2011. The new side stretched the course to 7,153 yards from …
UPDATED: Thu., April 6, 2017, 10:05 a.m.
Amtrak service to Spokane and smaller cities such as Wenatchee, Leavenworth and Ephrata could be axed under the Trump administration’s latest budget proposals, a rail passenger advocacy group says.
Tue., March 28, 2017, 11:16 a.m.
State and federal authorities have identified a Wenatchee fueling facility as the source of biodiesel that leaked into the Columbia River.
Sun., Feb. 12, 2017, 8:42 p.m.
Former Wenatchee World Publisher Wilfred R. Woods died Saturday at age 97, ending his nine decades of wandering the world and wondering tirelessly about how it worked.
Sun., Jan. 15, 2017, 4:44 p.m.
A family-owned fruit company in Washington has purchased Oregon’s largest grower and packer of fresh apples.
Tue., Oct. 4, 2016, 1:34 p.m.
EAST WENATCHEE – A key witness to the fatal shooting of Cameron Ayers by an East Wenatchee police officer Sept. 3 says Ayers was reaching to unbuckle his seat belt …
Sun., Sept. 4, 2016, 9:20 p.m.
Ashes dumped from a marijuana pipe sparked a wildfire in the Wenatchee foothills Sunday afternoon, prompting officials to issue evacuation warnings.
Mon., July 4, 2016, 2:48 p.m.
A 3-year-old child was found safe Sunday afternoon after the car the child was riding in was stolen and taken for a ride from Wenatchee to East Wenatchee.
Sat., July 2, 2016, 10:02 p.m.
City officials are cracking down on a handful of political candidates whose campaign signs are too big.
Thu., June 30, 2016, 3:06 p.m.
A former Wenatchee School District instructor must serve 216 hours of community service and is barred from reentering school facilities after pleading guilty to assaulting an ex-student.
Wed., May 18, 2016, 12:48 p.m.
North-central Washington residents have received scam mailings asking for donations for an “emergency fund” to supposedly benefit the families of Seattle Children’s Hospital patients.
Mon., May 9, 2016, 2:04 p.m.
A portion of the Mission Ridge Ski Area near Wenatchee has been closed because of a 100-acre landslide. No one was injured in the landslide, most of which occurred on …
Tue., April 26, 2016, 7:07 a.m.
The money Justin Peterson raised has allowed more than 100 war veterans to fly to Washington, D.C., and visit the memorials. The 15-year-old started his fundraising campaign when he was …
Fri., April 22, 2016, 1:42 p.m.
Three people killed in western Arizona have been identified as Washington state residents.
Tue., April 5, 2016, 10:51 a.m.
Forest officials hope to get out in front of the wildfire season by holding a series of prescribed burns on national forest lands in the Lake Wenatchee area.
Tue., March 1, 2016, 9:10 a.m.
The opening ceremonies for the Special Olympics Winter Games in Wenatchee Friday night should be “amazing,” a key organizer says.