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North Cascades Highway opens

Treats offered to first motorists to traverse Washington and Rainy passes this year.

Easter brings hunts for children

Egg hunts begin at 4:30 p.m. Friday at the Nespelem Community Center and continue throughout the weekend.

North Cascades Highway opens Friday

Traffic can traverse Washington and Rainy passes beginning at at 10 a.m. Friday, just in time for Easter weekend.

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Early risers can see total lunar eclipse Saturday

Weather permitting, stargazers will be able to view a total lunar eclipse from start to finish early Saturday.

Vantage-area boat launches reopen on Columbia River

Grant County Public Utility District raises water level in the reservoir above Wanapum Dam, allowing for the reopening of the Sunland Estates and Yo Yo Rock boat launches.

Hover will leave Department of Agriculture

Director Bud Hover is leaving the state Department of Agriculture to return to his farm in Okanogan County and spend more time with his wife and family.

Sex offender sentenced, again, for failure to register

McCrea, was sentenced Wednesday, a week after being found guilty to register as a sex offender — it was his third felony conviction for the crime.

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North Cascades Highway clearing under way

State Department of Transportation Work crews have already cleared more than 2 miles of the highway near Mazama

Brewster softball edges Chelan, 7-6

Maret Miller hits a 3-run double

Chiliwist residents to oppose county road vacation

A public hearing on the proposed vacation of a portion of Three Devils Road is set for 3 p.m. Tuesday in the commissioners' hearing room of the Grainger Administrative Building, 123 5th Avenue N.

Nine arrested in heroin ring

Five children turned over to Child Protective Services as law enforcement officials raid two homes in conclusion of two-month investigation into Omak-area heroin ring.

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Commission to be updated on wolves

Fish and Wildlife Commission seeks comment sought on proposed hunting rules

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Drought emergency declared

Wenatchee area one of three areas affected

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Tonasket School board offers McCullough superintendent position

The Tonasket School board has offered the superintendent position to Steve McCullough.

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Troopers seek witnesses to fatal crash

The Washington State Patrol is seeking witnesses to last week’s fatality collision involving a school bus and two other vehicles on U.S. Highway 97 north of town.