It's no secret that Central Washington is a great place to hike, boat, ski or enjoy any number of other activities. Turns out even the air is better here, at least as far as pilots of motorless aircraft are concerned.
MATTAWA — As firefighters with Grant Fire District 8 cope with responding to the first fire fatality in the district in its 52-year history, they're also intensifying efforts to make sure all residents have smoke detectors to prevent a similar tragedy.
WENATCHEE — A jailer and former reserve police officer has pleaded not guilty to charges involving a former inmate who said she had sexual contact with him in the Chelan County Regional Justice Center.
ROCKY REACH DAM — Trey Thrift is known as the miracle child. The word "Miracle" was written in bold letters on the back of his T-shirt. More than 100 people showed up for his open "Celebration of Life" party at the Rocky Reach Dam picnic area Thursday. Others at the party had T-shirts identifying them as mom, dad, brother (two of them), auntie, grandma and so on: all part of the miracle family. Others came to meet Trey or his family for the first time.