OKANOGAN — Firefighters won the upper hand on the 10,258-acre Oden Road Fire on Tuesday, and some crews are being sent home today as the threat winds down, said fire spokesman Dwight Robanske.
MANSON — The federal government renewed a five-year, $1 million grant last week that will expand after-school programs at Manson and Lake Chelan school districts.
EAST WENATCHEE - The people who use the Apple Valley Recreation Loop Trail have chosen nature over condos along the trails eastside portion.
CHELAN An 11-year-old Gig Harbor girl was seriously injured when she fell from the running board of her familys pickup Sunday in Chelans Don Morse Park.
OKANOGAN — The Oden Road fire, west of Okanogan, has grown to 10,258 acres, but lines are in place and holding. The fire is now 70 percent contained and firefighters expect to gain an upper hand today.
WENATCHEE — The city of Wenatchee has been named in a class-action lawsuit regarding traffic enforcement cameras, putting the red-light cameras that were due to be installed in September on hold.
WENATCHEE — Chelan County commissioners on Monday unanimously approved a new weed tax for all property owners in the county, including city residents.
Today will be mostly sunny in the Wenatchee Valley, but winds will pick up, according to the National Weather Service.
OKANOGAN — It wasn’t just the old one-room Pine Grove Schoolhouse that went up in flames Saturday during the Oden Road Fire west of Okanogan.
YAKIMA — Two brothers from Wenatchee died in a one-car accident Monday on Interstate 82 west of Yakima.
EPHRATA — The Grant County PUD’s budget next year includes potential rate hikes to help cover the cost of dam and environmental projects and upgrades.
CHELAN — The Chelan Aquatics and Community Center project is still getting a green light from the City Council; but locating the two-story facility at Don Morse Park has been taken off the table.
EAST WENATCHEE — Eastmont School District will add an online option for students this year, to serve different needs and learning styles, but also to keep students in the district.
WENATCHEE — Expect to find excellent communication between patients and medical staff at Wenatchee Valley Hospital.
When I was in high school and college, I ate peach after peach and oodles of apricots and nectarines; I chomped on cherries and nibbled at apples. It helped that I worked at the family fruit stand and had access to all those amazing fruits.
OKANOGAN - The Oden Road fire, west of Okanogan, has grown to 10,258 acres, but lines are in place and holding to the north and west, where the fire is most active.
TWISP — About 5,100 electric customers lost power Friday when the Oden Road Fire burned into a main transmission line, the only power line bringing electricity into the Methow Valley.
WINTHROP — A musical event in Winthrop marking the 40th anniversary of Woodstock came off without a hitch, despite the Oden Road Fire that knocked out power to the entire Methow Valley.
OKANOGAN — Fire officials and state Department of Transportation will evaluate today whether they can reopen a seven-mile stretch of Highway 20 closed by the Oden Road Fire since Friday night.
OKANOGAN — After a whirlwind of action on the Oden Road Fire
both Saturday and Sunday, fire officials say the blaze west of Okanogan calmed considerably this morning.