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Child-rape suspect's mother accused of shielding him from police

WATERVILLE - An East Wenatchee man is charged with child rape and his mother with rendering criminal assistance after allegedly trying to hide evidence of the crime. Michael Allen Paine, 19, remains held in the Okanogan County Jail on $100,000 bond after his arrest March 9 by East Wenatchee police.

THE WENATCHEE WORLD ONLINE - 2018-03-19 21:43:51

Chelan, Okanogan counties under flood watch

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THE WENATCHEE WORLD ONLINE - 2018-03-20 23:46:27

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THE WENATCHEE WORLD ONLINE - 2018-03-20 16:26:31

Disabled wife is overwhelmed by husband's messy habits

Dear Abby: I'm a disabled middle-aged woman, married for 15 years. From the beginning, there was never much passion between my husband and me, but we're friends. I'm now becoming less able to go out and do things, and I will eventually be wheelchair-bound. I want to leave him so he can find someone

THE WENATCHEE WORLD ONLINE - 2018-03-19 17:30:00

Unemployment in January is lowest in 27 years

The January 2018 unemployment rate for the Wenatchee statistical market is the lowest reading ever recorded for the month of January since records were implemented in 1990. Between January 2017 and January 2018 unemployment rate dropped from 7-point-8 percent to 7-point-1 percent as the labor force

NCWLIFE.COM - 2018-03-20 23:46:08

Dry Fuels Send Area Brush Fires Out Of Control

WENATCHEE- Over the last few weeks of sunshine, firefighters found themselves busy with a number of brush fires that got out of control in dry fuels throughout the region. "There's a lot of them that have been happening. It's usually just from people who are doing their controlled fires and they get

NCWLIFE.COM - 2018-03-19 21:24:45

Art of Community | Leadership Day in Waterville will inspire you

WATERVILLE - Student leadership has become a meaningful part of the DNA at Waterville School, thanks to Franklin Covey's Leader In Me program. The program, based on the principles of Stephen Covey's book: "The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People." The community is invited to see the program in actio

THE WENATCHEE WORLD ONLINE - 2018-03-20 18:30:00

Chelan PUD Imposes Bitcoin Mining Moratorium

WENATCHEE, WA - Chelan County PUD Monday stopped taking or processing applications, effective immediately, for electric service for cryptocurrency mining. PUD board members unanimously imposed the application moratorium after reviewing impacts on utility operations from existing loads and applicatio

NCWLIFE.COM - 2018-03-20 12:36:54

Where To Stay - Lake Chelan, lake chelan rentals.#Lake #chelan #rentals

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REMMONT.COM - 2018-03-20 20:50:48

City to host public hearing regarding its crypto ban

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THE WENATCHEE WORLD ONLINE - 2018-03-20 23:13:28

Everyday Business | Mortuary departs; AutoZone zooms in

Dan Barr, president of Center Investments Inc. in East Wenatchee, has been a busy broker. He reported last week that he's worked for many months to pull together two deals that will spice-up the commercial mix in East Wenatchee. Take a look: <> AutoZone, 711 Grant Road - The former home (make that f


Icicle Peshastin Irrigation District Declares Dam Emergency

WENATCHEE, WA.- Icicle and Peshastin Irrigation Districts at their March 13th board meeting declared an emergency as pertaining to the dam at Eight Mile Lake. The emergency condition is not due to a change in the condition of the dam but due to the Jack Creek Fire from last fall. The Jack Creek fire


Peshastin man charged with domestic violence

WENATCHEE - A Peshastin man is accused of beating and strangling a woman at their shared mobile home, and preventing her from leaving when she tried to flee. Robert Charles Allen, 31, was arraigned Wednesday in Chelan County Superior Court on charges of second-degree assault, first-degree kidnapping


Blue Grade brush fire burns 10 acres Thursday night

EAST WENATCHEE - A brush fire that started last night in the Blue Grade Road area North of East Wenatchee burned itself out after scorching about 10 acres of dry grass. Douglas County District 2 Captain, Seth Ellis says crews were called out to the fire at around 9:30pm. Ellis says the area where th


Early Morning Drug Bust in Bridgeport

Months of police work paid off Friday morning as law enforcement agencies from Douglas, Chelan, and Okanogan Counties along with Brewster Police successfully served a high risk search warrant. At approximately 4:00 AM members of the Douglas County Sheriff's Office Special Response Team, The Chelan C


World Editorial Board | The kids are alright

Students here and across the country on Wednesday marked the one-month anniversary of the Parkland, Florida, school shooting in different ways. Some paid tribute to the 17 lives lost at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School with moments of silence and solemn memorial services. And then tens of thousa


Enough Is Enough: Wenatchee Students Call For Action On School Safety

WENATCHEE- Students across the nation stood up from their seats this morning and walked out of their schools in part of a nationwide demonstration protesting gun violence following the school shooting in at a high school in Florida. The 17-minute protest, one minute for each person killed at Marjory


Students Prepare 'March for Our Lives' to Protest Gun Violence

WENATCHEE, Wash. - Students and other Washingtonians are gearing up to march for their lives this Saturday to protest gun violence. In the Evergreen State, at least 15 "March for Our Lives" protests are planned in solidarity with the largest march in Washington, D.C., where survivors of the Parkla


Chelan-Douglas Trends | Total Running Start students

Running Start is a college credit program for high school students. With Running Start, students simultaneously earn credit toward high school graduation and a college degree. The program is an outgrowth of the CHOICE legislation in 1990 and enables eligible high school students to pursue additional


30 under 35 | Next question: Moria Hill

The Wenatchee Valley Business World's "30 Under 35" program last year honored young community leaders from around the region. We tap their thoughts in this Sunday interview series. Wenatchee High School grad Moria Hill earned a bachelor's degree in social sciences at Washington State University. Aft