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UPDATE: Yakima fire official says Cowiche Canyon Road brush fire human caused; Fire near Vantage grows

UPDATE 10:32 a.m. -- Wednesday's brush fire on Cowiche Canyon Road is being blamed on fireworks, a Yakima fire official said.Witnesses reported seeing someone in a truck in the area throw a firework out before the fire started, Yakima Fire Department Capt. Jeff Pfaff said. Firefighters found the rem

YAKIMA HERALD REPUBLIC - 2018-06-21 17:32:00

Investigation continues into Rock Island Dam fatality

Stay with the story. Get full access to The Wenatchee World online for just pennies a day!For as little as 27 cents a day, you can have complete access to all the local news, photos and video content from North Central Washington's primary news source.Read on any device, whether smartphone, tablet o

THE WENATCHEE WORLD ONLINE - 2018-06-23 00:50:43

Wenatchee Police Warn of Scam Calls - NewsRadio 560 KPQ

We are receiving reports of a subject identifying themselves as Deputy Jeremy Page with the Chelan County Sheriff’s Office. The sheriff’s office does not employ a deputy by this name. The call is coming from a “spoofed” phone number that belongs to Napa Auto Parts in Yakima (509.388.2812). So far, t

KPQ.COM - 2018-06-22 04:19:53

Man arrested after high-speed Douglas County chase

ROCK ISLAND — Highway 28 near Rock Island was the wrong place, wrong time for one motorist Thursday night, and the wrong place, right time for another.

THE WENATCHEE WORLD ONLINE - 2018-06-23 00:36:40

Police search for man who stole car with two kids inside, dropped them off at curb

“When he realized the two kids were in the vehicle he dropped them off around the corner unharmed,” the Othello Police Department wrote in a release. “The kids ran home, and the vehicle owner called 911.”

MYCOLUMBIABASIN.COM - 2018-06-21 15:07:18

Friday update: Progress made on Vantage fire

The Vantage Highway is back open and evacuation levels reduced after firefighters made progress on a wildfire burning in the Vantage area on Thursday.The 7,280-acre grass and brush fire was 50 percent contained as of Friday morning, said Randy Shepherd, a public information officer for Type 3 incide

DAILYRECORDNEWS.COM - 2018-06-22 14:00:00

WSP: Distracted driver crashes into patrol car, rolls truck into ditch

The driver of the truck, a 39-year-old Bothell man, suffered minor injuries and was taken to Columbia Basin Hospital.

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Mosquito sample in Grant County tests positive for West Nile Virus

MOSES LAKE, Wash. -- A mosquito sample collected in Grant County last week tested positive for West Nile Virus, making it the first positive sample in the state of Washington this year, according to the Grant County Health District.

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June 21 blotter: suspicious activity

PoliceKittcom received the following calls on June 20-21 (calls are made to the 911 line and the non-emergency business line):A shed was reportedly broken into on East 11th Avenue.An animal problem was reported on Overlook Road. The caller saw that his dog was found and advised via Facebook to call

DAILYRECORDNEWS.COM - 2018-06-21 14:47:00

When they were kings | Players look back

Well, Jeremy McCreary may not frown or seethe, but he says he kind of wonders about what might have been when he sees the sign that reminds people they are in Quincy, home of the 1998 2A state baseball champions.

THE WENATCHEE WORLD ONLINE - 2018-06-22 00:15:50

Cashmere man jailed after literal stick-up

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THE WENATCHEE WORLD ONLINE - 2018-06-21 23:33:45

Rising sun on the longest day

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THE WENATCHEE WORLD ONLINE - 2018-06-22 19:00:00

Editorial: Fire season underway

And so it begins. Kittitas County’s first significant wildland fire ignited Wednesday night off Vantage Highway.The location comes as no surprise given the multiple fires last year in that vicinity. Last year most of the fires were off Interstate 90 at Ryegrass. Wednesday’s fire was off of Vantage H

DAILYRECORDNEWS.COM - 2018-06-22 20:00:00

Cashmere resident treated for rabies exposure after bat encounter

WENATCHEE, Wash. — A 50-year-old Cashmere resident is being treated for prevention of rabies after coming into contact with a bat that tested positive for the disease, according to the Chelan-Douglas Health District.Three bats in Chelan County have tested positive for rabies this year, seven in the

YAKIMA HERALD REPUBLIC

Sabey Data Center cuts energy bill, earns kudos

QUINCY — Sabey’s Intergate Data Center in Quincy cut its power bill by $200,000 a year, earning a nod of recognition from the U.S. Department of Energy.

THE WENATCHEE WORLD ONLINE - 2018-06-21 23:49:44

UPDATE: Evacuation order upgraded for Milepost 22 fire near Vantage

UPDATE 1:10 p.m. --The Milepost 22 fire near Vantage has reached 30 percent containment, as 100 firefighters battle the wildfire in rugged terrain near the Columbia River.A Level 2 evacuation order has been given for people living in the area, according to Randy Shepard, spokesman for the state inci

YAKIMA HERALD REPUBLIC - 2018-06-21 20:10:00

State resources sent to 2,000 acre fire burning near Vantage

VANTAGE, Washington - Early Thursday morning, resources from around the state were sent to fight a 2,000 acre fire near Vantage.

KXLY - 2018-06-21 11:03:37

Community raises over 20K for family of Moses Lake teen who died Sunday

MOSES LAKE, Wash. - The community has raised over $20,000 for the family of a Moses Lake girl who passed away on Sunday.

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Chelan PUD Asks Public to Stop Feeding Marmots - NewsRadio 560 KPQ

Pesky marmot activities at Chelan PUD Kirby Billingsley Hydro Park and Riverfront Park in Wenatchee and in the past at the Rocky Reach Hydro project are nothing new. These common rodents have wreaked havoc on flower plantings, as well as causing fish habitat damage and riverbank destabilization alon

KPQ.COM - 2018-06-22 04:29:29

Missing Woman May be in Wenatchee Area - NewsRadio 560 KPQ

The family of a missing Ocean Shores, WA woman says she may be in the Wenatchee or Omak area. 31 year old Tracy Ann Lewis has been missing since March.She was last seen at the motel where she had been staying, leaving behind her car and all of her belongings. Tracy may also use the name “Rimcey” She

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