• Soap Lake Shooting Suspect Arrested
    Posted Sunday 5:09 pm 8/2/15 from Grant County Sheriff Facebook page Soap Lake standoff over. Suspect in custody and shelter in place cancelled. SOAP LAKE, Wash. (02AUGUST2015) – Grant County Sheriff’s Office reports that a man discharging a gun from a tree in the Lakeview area of Soap Lake today is now in custody and the standoff is over. No one was hurt during the incident. The shelter in place for area residents has therefore been cancelled. It is safe for residents to come out.   Posted Sunday 1:28 PM 8/2/15 From Grant County Sheriff's Department Facebook post. . .  More information on shooter in Soap Lake: The suspect that GCSO has surrounded now in a grove of trees was involved in an assault earlier today. Law enforcement responded, went looking for him, and initially found him in the Lakeview area near St. Andrews and 20 NW. The suspect then ran into a nearby grove of trees where he remains. He is believed to be armed with a handgun and GCSO reports hearing 3 rounds fired from trees. No one has been hurt. Residents in the area of 20 NW and St Andrews are asked to stay indoors and report any suspicious activity to 911. All others are asked to continue to avoid the area. We will continue to keep you posted as information becomes available. Kyle Foreman  Public Information Officer 
  • Wolverine Fire Expands to over 15,000 Acres. Domke Lake Cabins Destroyed
    Posted Sunday 12.55 PM 8/2/15 Yesterday’s Activities: The Wolverine Fire, burning on the west shore of Lake Chelan, made significant growth over a 24 hour period.  A Saturday night infra-red flight showed the fire had expanded to 15,760 acres.  High temperatures and low humidity provided ideal conditions for active fire behavior...
  • Gas tax increase takes effect
    OLYMPIA, Wash (AP) - The price of gas may be going down nationally, but Washington drivers may see slightly higher prices at the pump as the state's gas tax makes the first of a two-step increase...
  • Tragedy a sad reminder to drive carefully
    POsted Saturday, 08-01-15 The death of an East Wenatchee motorcyclist last Thursday highlights how quickly a drive, or ride can turn to tragedy...
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