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Grant County Sheriff's Office searching for missing endangered man

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KXLY - 2018-08-16 00:06:50

Body found in Adams County canal

People are being asked to avoid the area of Highway 26, west of the Highway 17, just outside of Othello.

KXLY - 2018-08-16 15:32:35

Guilty plea entered in death of deputy's daughter

Neil McLeod, 38, of Ephrata, pleaded guilty in Grant County Superior Court to vehicular homicide and two counts of vehicular assault. Sept. 14 date has been set for the prosecution and defense to present arguments for sentencing.

THE WENATCHEE WORLD ONLINE - 2018-08-16 20:20:42

Brush Fire Near Soap Lake - NewsRadio 560 KPQ

A brushfire is reported on SR28 near MP55, about one mile east of Soap Lake. Ryan Wectenwald with the Grant County Sheriff’s Office said Grant County Fire District #5 and #7 and Ephrata Fire were on scene.

KPQ.COM - 2018-08-15 17:12:14

Stolen Pickup Arrest Triggers US Hwy 2 Closure

US Highway 2 in the Monitor Flat West of Wenatchee was briefly shut down this morning while State Troopers arrested a suspect in a stolen pick-up truck. Trooper Jeff Anderson has the details. . .Anderson did not disclose the name of the suspect. The investigation into the cause continues.

NCWLIFE.COM - 2018-08-16 10:50:04

Free protective masks made available throughout Chelan & Douglas Counties

Photo courtesy: Pollution Air MasksThe thick smoke and hazardous air qualities around North Central Washington are prompting many to take a variety of actions to safeguard their health, including the wearing of protective masks.Area health districts in both Chelan and Douglas Counties have establish

IFIBERONE.COM - 2018-08-16 00:15:00

East Wenatchee man sentenced in 2017 Dryden shooting

Chelan County detectives say Michael Joseph Hernandez and Modesto Bravo Gonzalez of Wenatchee attacked a 30-year-old man at a home. The victim said Hernandez, 35, shot him above the knee and Gonzalez, 43, beat him over the head with the butt of a pistol.

THE WENATCHEE WORLD ONLINE - 2018-08-15 23:23:14

Poor air quality to continue 'for some time'

Buy this photoWorld photo/Mike BonnicksenAndrew Allan, of East Wenatchee, crosses Wenatchee Avenue at Kittitas Street on Wednesday morning. He often walks to the Wenatchee Public Library, and when the smoke gets bad, he stops by the Chelan-Douglas Health District to get a free mask.

THE WENATCHEE WORLD ONLINE - 2018-08-16 00:39:00

Cougar Creek Fire Grows to 31,000 Acres

The fire is 5 percent contained. Crews today are working to strengthen containment lines, improve roads, and perform burnout operations. More favorable weather conditions are expected but the inversion will result in continuing hazardous air quality conditions in the Wenatchee area. Entiat Valley Ro


Manweller fired from CWU after misconduct investigation

Buy NowRep. Matt Manweller, R-Ellensburg, speaks on the House floor in Olympia on March 3, 2015. Manweller, a political science professor, has been fired by Central Washington University effective immediately following the completion of an outside investigation into alleged inappropriate conduct.AP

DAILYRECORDNEWS.COM - 2018-08-15 16:00:00

34-year-old man lodged at Ephrata jail found dead

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Wenatchee man arrested for sexual exploitation of a minor

A Wenatchee man has been arrested and accused of making sexual overtures, soliciting images and sharing photos of himself to a 17-year old girl. 39-year old Brian Lynn Wood was arrested in an undercover sting operation last week. Captain Edgar Reinfeld with the Wenatchee Police Department says the i


Grant County Fair begins despite air quality concerns

MOSES LAKE, Wash. - The Grant County Fair began its five day run in Moses Lake Tuesday, despite some concerns about air quality in the region.


Firefighter injured, evacuations ordered as Eastern Washington wildfire grows

Parts of the Town of Grand Coulee were evacuated late Saturday as a result of a fast-moving wildfire called the Grass Valley fire. (Photo via Grant County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page)EPHRATA, Wash. — Authorities say a firefighter was injured and residents in two cities were ordered to evacuate S


Rattlesnake bites Cougar Creek firefighter

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


Ninth Rabid Bat Found in Chelan County

WENATCHEE, WA.-Another rabies-infected bat was found over the weekend bringing the total now to 9 diseased bats discovered in Chelan County this year.Location where bat was found in CashmereThe most recent discovery was near Meadow Sweet Place in Cashmere on August 10th. It is unknown if anyone (or


Chelan woman arrested for attempted murder

Around 3:30 a.m. Saturday, deputies responded to a reported stabbing at an apartment on the 1900 block of Prospect Street in Chelan, according to a probable cause affidavit filed Saturday in Superior Court.


Lawmaker fired from CWU after misconduct investigation

FILE - In this March 3, 2015 file photo, Rep. Matt Manweller, R-Ellensburg, speaks on the House floor in Olympia, Wash. Manweller, a political science professor, has been fired by Central Washington University effective immediately following the completion of an outside investigation into alleged in


Wildfire smoke pushes air quality into 'hazardous' range

Outdoors,Public Safety,Wildfire 2018NCW — Wildfire smoke pushed air quality into the "very unhealthy" and "hazardous" range across North Central Washington Monday.Air quality was in the hazardous range in Wenatchee about 1:15 p.m., according to a state department of Ecology monitor at Wenatchee Vall


City Council District Maps and Council Assignments Expected Aug. 23rd - NewsRadio 560 KPQ

The City of Wenatchee has announced details on the transition to a district based election system.The Council will have updated maps and determine district assignments and term information for council members at the August 23rd Council meeting.The filing dates for seats open to election will be dete