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.
EAST WENATCHEE — A 55-year-old Cashmere man told East Wenatchee police that he was robbed at knife point by five to six men as he rode his bicycle near the east entrance of the Pipeline Bridge over the Columbia River about 10:30 p.m. Sunday.
WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee City Council and the Public Facilities District are holding special meetings at the arena this week to meet the three general manager candidates for the Town Toyota Center.
WENATCHEE — The Chelan County prosecutor has dismissed charges against a second man in a reported robbery in the Walmart parking lot in June.
WENATCHEE — A 22-year-old Rock Island man was arrested Friday night on suspicion of attempted first-degree robbery and fourth-degree assault.
LAKE WENATCHEE — Janice Raddatz, 53, Cleveland, Georgia, was airlifted out of the Little Giant Pass area by Snohomish County search and rescue officials after a horse accident on Friday.
WENATCHEE — Doug and Erin Hermanson are not musical.
OKANOGAN — Four homes on Cook Mountain Road between Twisp and Okanogan were threatened by a wildfire Friday afternoon.
OMAK — Three Douglas County men were arrested Thursday on suspicion of attempted first-degree murder in the Aug. 8 shooting of a man who remains in critical condition in a Spokane hospital.
EAST WENATCHEE — The Douglas County PUD is finishing a $547,769 office remodeling project that includes new carpet, break room cabinets and an overhaul of an engineering department.
OROVILLE — The Okanogan County PUD will review a study on three options to build a dam at Shankers Bend on the Similkameen River for water storage and electric generation, on Monday at 7 p.m. at the Oroville Depot in Oroville.
OMAK — Okanogan County Behavioral HealthCare will break ground Monday on a $3 million facility for people disabled by mental illness or chemical dependencies.
WENATCHEE — Consultants have finished the final draft of the Wenatchee Foothills Development Study.