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U.S. 2 Closed Again Because Of Bolt Creek Fire
U.S. Highway 2 is closed again as the Bolt Creek Fire has moved closer to the road. It's currently closed for a four mile stretch near the town of Skykomish to between the Money Creek Tunnel and the ranger station. Another closure is at the 5th Street bridge and the highway. ...
Wenatchee’s Movies In The Park On For Saturday
Wenatchee's Movies in the Park series is returning this weekend after recent cancellations due to bad air quality. There'll be a showing of "The Lego Movie" at the Foothills Middle School field on Saturday at 7:15pm. There'll also be a food truck at the gathering, which is staged by the city's Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Department...
Portion Of U.S. 2 Closed By Bolt Creek Fire To Reopen Monday
The holdup has been trees that have fallen onto the roadway after being burned in the adjacent Bolt Creek Fire.
Pangborn Airport Runway To Close Down For Lighting Upgrade
The closure is required because a contractor will demolish pavement at the end of the runaway to install some of the lights.
Flood Watch In Effect For Chelan, Okanogan Counties
The watch covers the east slopes of the Cascades and the mountainous areas across the Okanogan Highlands.
Man Who Stopped Traffic While Atop Sellar Bridge To Face Charges
Police say the 32-year-old man who climbed the George Sellar Bridge led to its closure for about an hour before they were able to talk him down with promises of cigarettes and water.
Entiat Firefighters Offer to Spray Down Public in Test of Engine Guns
Chelan County Fire District 8 says it'll be testing the deck guns on its fire engines at the Entiat City Park, as long as it's not fighting a actual fire.
Excessive Heat Warning in Place for Five Days in NCW
The alerts are in place from 11am Monday through 11pm Friday, with highs reaching 110 by Thursday.
Oktoberfest Officially Announced for Leavenworth
Oktoberfest is officially returning to the town of Leavenworth with Monday's announcement of a three-weekend schedule of Friday and Saturday activity. A release from the city said the Leavenworth Oktoberfest between Sept. 30 through Oct. 15 is not related to any Oktoberfest events at the Town Toyota Center in Wenatchee...
Quincy Police Not Connected to Group Using Its Name
Chief Keith Siebert displayed a letter on social media that included the phrase "Quincy Police" in its pitch for donations.