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Wenatchee St. Joe's Harvest Fest: all day (Fun Run begins at 9 a.m., festival opens at 10 a.m.), Saturday, free admission, Wenatchee, St. Joseph School, 663-2644. Have a lot of fun at the St. Joe's Harvest Fest that features a little bit of everything. The all-day Saturday event, which takes place o

THE WENATCHEE WORLD ONLINE - 2017-09-21 18:20:22

Ag labor issues topic of Big Idea speaker series

Big Idea Speaker Series - "Ode to the Harvesters: Examining Current Agricultural Labor Issues in Washington State." will be 7-8:30 p.m. Sept. 28, at the Walla Walla Public Library, 238 E. Alder St. Bertha Clayton, attorney and State Monitor Advocate for the Washington State Employment Security Depar

WALLA WALLA UNION-BULLETIN - 2017-09-21 21:15:00

Dino Rossi joins race for 8th District seat

Republican state Sen. Dino Rossi has announced he'll run for Congress in the 8th District to replace Dave Reichert, who is retiring. The Washington State Republican Party said in a news release that Rossi made the announcement during the party's annual dinner Thursday. Rossi, who was a state senator

DAILYRECORDNEWS.COM - 2017-09-22 13:40:00

Campfire restrictions lifted due to rain, cool temperatures

WENATCHEE, Wash. (AP) - Rain and cooler temperatures prompted officials to life campfire restrictions on some National Forest lands in Washington state. Campfire restrictions were lifted this week on National Forest lands in Chelan, Kittitas and Yakima Counties. This means that visitors can light ca

YAKIMA HERALD REPUBLIC - 2017-09-21 14:44:14

DNR eases campfire restrictions; local burn bans still in place

State officials will ease restrictions on recreational campfires because of recent rain and cooler temperatures. The Washington State Department of Natural Resources said in a news release Tuesday that effective Wednesday, campfires will be allowed in approved fire pits in campgrounds on Washington

DAILYRECORDNEWS.COM - 2017-09-21 01:30:00

Couple arrested in connection with identity theft case

A Cle Elum man and a Pasco woman face allegations of fraud and identity theft, according to the Ellensburg Police Department. Christopher P. Kittler, 28, and his girlfriend, Hifa M. Smith, are accused of using stolen personal information and sophisticated printing equipment to make counterfeit drive

DAILYRECORDNEWS.COM - 2017-09-20 20:35:00

Sept. 20 blotter: Stolen items and semis off the road

Police | Kittcom received the following calls from Sept. 19-20 (calls are made to the 911 line and the non-emergency business line): There was a report of a shoplifter on North Ruby Street. A car battery reportedly was stolen on East Seattle Avenue. There was a report of a vehicle collision on So

DAILYRECORDNEWS.COM - 2017-09-20 18:45:00

Cliven Bundy firing lawyer with trial approaching in Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Cliven Bundy's defense attorney says the Nevada cattleman and state's rights figure is firing him, less than three weeks before trial stemming from a 2014 armed standoff with federal agents. Attorney Bret Whipple filed documents Thursday asking Chief U.S. District Judge Gloria Navar

DAILYRECORDNEWS.COM - 2017-09-22 17:10:21

KEEN Connects: Reflecting on a fun summer for KEEN

Summer passes by so quickly sometimes that we fail to fully appreciate it. However, this summer was tough on many levels. Fires surrounded us in the valley, and for some more than others, hit too close to home. Our neighbors to the south suffered flooding and major destructive storms, and most of th

DAILYRECORDNEWS.COM - 2017-09-22 14:50:00

Sultan mayor to fill vacant seat in the state House

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) - The mayor of the small Snohomish County town of Sultan has been picked to fill a vacancy in the state House of Representatives. The Daily Herald reports that Carolyn Eslick will represent the 39th legislative district, which includes swaths of Snohomish, Skagit and King countie

DAILYRECORDNEWS.COM - 2017-09-22 17:15:39

Washington state sues for-profit hospital over charity care

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Washington state is suing a for-profit hospital in Olympia over its payment collection practices. Attorney General Bob Ferguson said Friday that Capital Medical Center repeatedly violated the state's Consumer Protection Act by withholding care for thousands of low-income patien

DAILYRECORDNEWS.COM - 2017-09-22 17:11:57

Richland company to pay $2M for improper Hanford contract

RICHLAND, Wash. (AP) - A Richland company has agreed to pay $2 million to resolve allegations of improper subcontracting at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation. Federal Engineers & Constructors admitted no liability in the settlement. The company was accused of using a woman-owned company, Sage Tec, as

DAILYRECORDNEWS.COM - 2017-09-22 16:10:51

Department of Justice finishes review of Pasco police

PASCO, Wash. (AP) - The Department of Justice has completed its review of the Pasco Police Department that was launched after the shooting of a Mexican national in 2015. The agency's community oriented policing deputy director says the department is making great strides toward improving the relation

DAILYRECORDNEWS.COM - 2017-09-22 16:01:26

Ghost tours will continue at closed Colfax hospital

COLFAX, Wash. (AP) - It looks like the tours and ghost hunts will continue at the haunted hospital in the town of Colfax. A structural engineer from Spokane has told the city's Downtown Association that the building is structurally sound, opening the door for one more year of tours at St. Ignatius H

DAILYRECORDNEWS.COM - 2017-09-22 15:51:39

Forest Service, Idaho work to boost logging on federal land

BOISE, Idaho (AP) - The U.S. Forest Service and Idaho have forged 10 agreements for logging and restoration projects on federal land in what officials say could become a template for other Western states to create jobs and reduce the severity of wildfires. Under the deals, Idaho foresters will admin

DAILYRECORDNEWS.COM - 2017-09-22 15:32:30

Former coach takes religious liberty case to next level

BREMERTON, Wash. (AP) - A former Washington high school assistant football coach has appealed a court decision denying his request to be given back his job. The Kitsap Sun reports (http://bit.ly/2xkdUFZ ) former Bremerton High School assistant Joe Kennedy sued the school district after he was placed

DAILYRECORDNEWS.COM - 2017-09-22 15:18:59

Pierce County deputies involved in 2 shootings

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) - One man was killed and another critically injured during confrontations with Pierce County sheriff's deputies. The News Tribune reports (http://bit.ly/2xnQU6t ) the first shooting occurred about 10:30 p.m. Thursday after a pursuit started in Pierce County and ended in Port Orcha

DAILYRECORDNEWS.COM - 2017-09-22 14:50:35

Person escapes fire on boat off Whidbey Island

WHIDBEY ISLAND, Wash. (AP) - One person is safe after the Coast Guard responded to a massive boat fire off Whidbey Island, Washington. KOMO-TV reports (http://bit.ly/2hnjfCi ) that the boat was about nine miles off shore, west of Point Partridge on Thursday night. A thick plume of black smoke could

DAILYRECORDNEWS.COM - 2017-09-22 14:34:49

County rolling out public health survey

The Kittitas County Public Health Department is working with the Kittitas County Health Network to conduct a county-wide community health survey. The county's last community health assessment, which happened in 2012, covered issues ranging from communication among local public health system partners

DAILYRECORDNEWS.COM - 2017-09-21 20:48:00

Manastash Ridge trail designs out for review; meeting on Sept. 26

Mountain bikers, hikers and other recreation enthusiasts will have the opportunity to review preliminary designs for improving the Manastash Ridge trail system near Ellensburg at a public meeting on Tuesday, according to a news release. The meeting, sponsored by the Washington state departments of F

DAILYRECORDNEWS.COM - 2017-09-21 20:00:00