• Rock Island Fish Ladder Working
    A Chelan County PUD official says the first runs of salmon are making their way up the fish ladders at Rock Island Dam...
  • Body found in canal
    BENTON CITY, Wash. (AP) - The Benton County sheriff's office suspects a man had been drinking and accidentally fell into an irrigation canal near Benton City. His body was found Wednesday on a weed screen at a Bureau of Reclamation power station. He was identified by county officials as 31-year-old Alvaro Lopez-Ivarra from the community of Whitstran. The Tri-City Herald reportshe walked away Tuesday from a house near the Kennewick Irrigation District canal.
  • Wildfire Season Prediction
    Officials say 2014 is shaping up to be an average year for wildfires in North Central Washington. Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest Service Spokeswoman Robin DeMario says the surge of winter weather in February should reducel the potential for forest fires. listen here But DeMario says states experiencing below average snowpack will be hit hard with fires. listen here Federal funding for homeowners in fire-prone areas is being provided through the forest service. Officials declared the start of the wildfire season Tuesday.
  • Birch Mt Fire
     Birch Mountain residents Wednesday got a sneak peak at what could be a volatile year for brush fires Chelan County Fire District 1 Incident Commander Cy Sousley says a small blaze was caused by a vehicle fire...
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