Former 12th District state representative Mike Armstrong is resigning from the Port of Chelan County at the end of this year to spend more time with his family and start a new venture as an independent contractor with Armstrong and Associates...
No one was injured, and no property damage found in an early morning shooting in Wenatchee Sunday. Wenatchee Police Sergeant John Kruse says officers responded to the 800 block of Malaga Avenue a little before three a.m. Two males were seen by witnesses running from the area. Kruse says officers found a couple of shell casings from a handgun, but at this time they have no suspects, or motive. The investigation continues.
PROSSER, Wash. (AP) - Weather experts are warning that the continuing cold weather threatens dormant cherry buds in Washington state. With low temperatures in the low single digits in cental Washington, the Yakima Herald-Republic reports that a weather system by Washington State University says damage to the buds is likely. Officials with the Prosser-based system, called AgWeatherNet, performed tests earlier in the week in Prosser and Benton City for the cold-hardiness of cherries -- a measure of how much cold they can tolerate. All fruit trees and grape vines build up tolerance to cold as the season progresses, but abrupt dips in temperature still can harm either the buds or the cells that transfer water during the irrigation season.
NEW YORK (AP) — In its second weekend at the box office, the Disney animated tale "Frozen" finally cooled off "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire," while the week's lone new wide-release "Out of the Furnace" wasn't a match for either blockbuster.
CINCINNATI (AP) — From Twitter and Facebook to Amazon and Google, the biggest names of the Internet are blasting a federal judge's decision to allow a former Cincinnati Bengals cheerleader's defamation lawsuit against a gossip website to go to trial.