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Dusty’s In-N-Out To Reopen In January In North Wenatchee
Dusty's closed down with little warning in October, and by mid-November the Wild Huckleberry announced it would become part of its family of restaurants.
Mission Ridge Ski Resort Off To Highly Successful Early Season
The mountain received significant early snowfall in November and weather that aided snowmaking efforts, which resulted in the resort's earliest allowable opening date under its special use agreement.
Driver Gets $500+ Ticket For Driving With Windshield Covered In Snow
The State Patrol says it received a report of a car driving erratically along SR 16 in Kitsap County, and the driver reportedly told troopers their windshield wipers weren’t working
Pangborn Airport Shut Down Until Saturday
The closure shuts off the airport's only daily commercial flight to Seattle on Horizon Air.
Some National Forest Roads Gated Closed In Chelan County
They include Eightmile Road in the Icicle Drainage area south of Leavenworth as well as the Number 2 Canyon Road west of Wenatchee.
Chelan County Fair Celebrating 70 Years
This year's theme is "Celebrating 70 Years of County Fun For Everyone.
Wenatchee Valley Bitcoin Miner Says Chelan PUD Bill Up 80%
Bitcoin mining operations in Chelan County will start paying more money than all other customers for the electricity they use beginning July 1. The County PUD Commissioners recently approved the move that gradually increases their energy costs by about 29 percent over several years...
Organizers Say 4,000 People Attended Wenatchee Pride Festival
Organizers of the Wenatchee Pride Festival say this year's gathering is a success. They're estimating that more than 4,000 people attended the fest at Memorial Park Saturday. Master of Ceremonies Matthew Pippin says it was mostly a positive event...
Hydroplane Races Return to Soap Lake for Father’s Day
Regional events over this Father's Day weekend include the annual Soap Lake Regatta. The hydroplane races take place Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. with free admission both days. The Soap Lake Fathers Day Spectacular is sanctioned by the American Power Boat Association and operated by the the Seattle Drag & Ski Sprint Boat Association. ...
Grant PUD Proposing New Transmission Lines to Improve Service in Quincy Area
Grant County Commissioners are considering a $140 million project to increase capacity and reliability in the Quincy area. PUD staff made a public presentation this week of the Commissioners Tuesday presented commissioners with their preferred routes for three new transmission lines that will increase electrical capacity and improve reliability ...