• New Apple Blossom Festival Logo Unveiled
    The Washington State Apple Festival announced that Dave Herald will be heading up the 96thFestival as Director General.  He has been involved with the Festival for over 25 years.  Dave will oversee the Board of Directors and the progress of Festival 2015.  Ed Womack, Cascade Veterinary Clinic, will serve as the 2015 Chancellor of the Wenatchee Applarians, the official hosting group of the Festival, Debbie Gurnard, Eagle Transfer, long time Festival volunteer will serve as Herald’s Assistant Director General, and Mark Lewis with Columbia Pet Services will serve as Program Director; which puts him in line to become the Director General in the year 2017.    The 2015 Official Logo was also unveiled this week...
  • Yaksum Canyon Fire Contained
    A lightning-sparked wildfire in the Yaksum Canyon area near Cashmere is now fully contained after burning about 44 acres of timber and dry grass.   Spokeswoman, Susan Peterson with the US Forest Service says a Type Three incident management team has taken over ...
  • PUD taking out some oak trees
    Posted Sunday, 09-21-14 Out with the Oak, in with the new. Chelan County PUD Parks manager Ray Heit says District crews will take out some oak trees in Riverfront Park and replace them with 15 new ornamental trees. In a news release Heigh says the oak trees are too big for the area they are and their invasive root system has caused sidewalks and pavers to be pushed up, making the pavement uneven. Work is expected to start at the end of the month and completed by the end of October.
  • Kelly Road Fire
    Posted Sunday, 09-21-14   Fire crews Sunday morning were mopping up hot spots from a five or six acre brush fire between Monitor and Cashmere...
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