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Sex offender now living as transiet
YAKIMA, Wash. -- A convicted sex offender is now living as a transient, according to the Yakima County Sheriff’s Office.
Boy arrested after threats to WHS
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Cougar or bobcat suspected of killing Peshastin lambs
The 25- to 30-pound lambs were found dead in their pen by the landowner on May 18 or 19 near the Peshastin Creek in the area of the Big Y Cafe, said Sgt. Dan Klump with the state Department of Fish & Wildlife on Friday. Officers believe a cougar killed the lambs, but it could have been a big bobcat.
Eastbound I-90 exit 84 remains closed after Wednesday crash
Bill Balcom, 65, of East Wenatchee was driving eastbound in a 1990 Peterbilt tractor and tanker trailer at 10:50 a.m. He attempted to exit I-90 using off ramp 84 when his vehicle left the roadway to the left and overturned, spilling liquid asphalt into the ditch.
Livestock kills reported in Peshastin - NewsRadio 560 KPQ
A cougar or bobcat attack is likely in the death of two small lambs in Peshastin. A property owner along Peshastin Creek, near the Big Y Cafe made the discovery May 19th but did not report it to the Department of Fish and Wildlife for two days. Sgt. Dan Klump said the delay prevented a search or s
East Wenatchee man jailed after bomb threats to recruiting office
David M. Williams, of East Wenatchee, made two calls threatening the recruiters, according to East Wenatchee Sgt. Ben Fauconnier. In the first, he reportedly said he’d kill the recruiters. In the second, he reportedly said he’d blow up their building on the 200 block of Grant Road.
Ellensburg baseball on familiar ground in Class 2A state semifinals
YAKIMA, Wash. -- Just what Ellensburg baseball needs — another rivalry.The Bulldogs already have several in the CWAC, but, like it or not, a new antagonist has emerged. Recently, W.F. West has become an all-too-familiar foe with the teams renewing this budding competition once again at 10 a.m. on Fr
Wenatchee Council Says Yes to Federal Building Deal with LocaTel - NCWLIFE
WENATCHEE, WA.-It’s now official. At last night’s Wenatchee City Council meeting, the council voted unanimously in favor of purchasing part of the old Federal Building, now owned by LocalTel Communications, to house its city government operations. LocalTel purchased the building atauction last April
Tanker carrying 7,000 gallons of liquid asphalt rolls over in Cle Elum
Photo GalleryCLE ELUM, Wash. — Exit 84 on Interstate 90 near Cle Elum will remain closed while crews work to clean up a rolled over tanker truck.Washington State Patrol trooperBrian Mooresaid the tanker was carrying 7,000 gallons of liquid asphalt.The rollover collision ruptured the tank spilling th
Wenatchee City Council Approves New 3 Year Police Contract - NewsRadio 560 KPQ
Police Chief Steve Crown said he was pleased to complete the new contract after lengthy negotiations that began last August. “One of the things you have to keep in mind is salary and benefits and you have to stay (competitive) in that market. I don’t think it was necessarily a contentious issue,
First phase of work almost done at Eightmile Dam
Rich Magnussen with Chelan County Emergency Management on Thursday said crews were about 95 percent finished with the first of three phases of dam improvements, which includes enlarging the spillway, hardening the…
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Trial set for accused cyberstalker
Paul T. Taylor, a 28-year-old Army veteran, is charged in Chelan County Superior Court with felony cyberstalking. Police say Taylor on May 10 was angry about poor treatment he’d received from the doctor — causing the injury to worsen — and allegedly sent the doctor threatening texts, including infor
Beauty Academy closes its doors
“Permanently closed,” reads the sign posted on the glass door, though the state Department of Licensing has not yet been officially notified of the closure and it is unclear whether all students who paid tuition have completed the coursework.
Dispute Continues Over North Cascades Grizzly Plan - NCWLIFE
WENATCHEE, WA.- A Chelan County Commissioner’s comments opposing plans to bring grizzly bears into the North Cascades Wilderness are being criticized as inaccurate by an official with the group, Conservation Northwest. Steve Hair reports. .
Chelan crews quickly contain Navarre Coulee brush fire
The fire, a burn pile that got away, was reported at 12:22 p.m. in the 4600 block of Navarre Coulee Road. It was about one-third of an acre when crews from Chelan County Fire District 8 and Chelan Fire and Rescue arrived on the scene. By 1:06 p.m., 44 minutes after the initial call, the fire was con
May 22 blotter: Woman in pink sweatshirt, man talks about juggling
n People reportedly were dumping couches and other garbage out of two pickups on Whisky Flats. The subjects reportedly left a note saying, “We’re not dumping, we’re coming back to burn.”
Apple Capital Loop Trail Detour Planned - NewsRadio 560 KPQ
Apple Capital Loop Trail users will need to detour around Pybus Market in Wenatchee’s Riverfront Park next week because of repair work planned for the asphalt pathway.MOE Asphalt and Paving crews will be doing repair work Tuesday through Thursday, May 29th through 31st.Signage will direct trail user
New Chelan PUD Parks Superintendent Hired - NewsRadio 560 KPQ
Kyle Endelman, a parks professional with more than 20 years’ experience, has joined Chelan PUD as a new superintendent in the Parks Department. He’ll oversee PUD parks in Chelan and on the Columbia River above Rocky Reach Dam.
Land Where Missing Girl’s Remains Found Still Closed as Evidence Search Continues
About 200 volunteers and law enforcement officials, along with 22 police dog teams, were in the area this weekend looking for possible evidence related to 10-year-old Lindsey Baum, who was last seen almost nine years ago when she left a friend’s home in McCleary, according to the Kittitas County She