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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.

Police seek public help in Omak robbery investigation

OMAK – The police are seeking the public’s help in the investigation of an armed robbery at Stampede Mini Mart early Saturday morning.

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

Rates set for I-405 express lanes

Be prepared to pay if you want to drive in the Interstate 405 express lanes between Bellevue and Lynnwood

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Ecology: Expect dust storms, wildfires

Drought conditions — above-average temperatures and low snowpack—are expected to create dry fields and forests in Eastern Washington this spring and summer.

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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Drought emergency declared

Wenatchee area one of three areas affected

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Boy crashes BMW into home

Uninjured teenager transported to Confluence Hospital for evaluation of emotional issues

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State's first Karelian bear dog retiring

Karelian bear dogs — black and white dogs weighing 40-65 pounds — are trained to track, capture and deter predators.

Bridge toll rates key topics at State Transportation Commission meeting

Tolls expected to increase 50 cents for Tacoma Narrows Bridge and 2.5 percent on the State Highway 520 bridge.

Rep. Hawkins host town hall meeting

Rep. Brad Hawkins invites school workers to session to discuss issues