• Utility Officials Confirm Power Can Be Legally Provided To Marijuana Growers
    A Chelan County PUD official says the district can legally provide electric power to indoor recreational pot plantations.  PUD Spokeswoman Suzanne Hartman says the utility's federal license to operate its hydro electric dams does not preclude selling electricity to pot farms even though pot remains illegal under Federal law...
  • Plea For Wenatchee High School Accused Of Rape Set For September 25th
    A 14-year old Wenatchee High School Student charged with rape is set to enter his plea on September 25th. Chelan Juvenile Prosecuting Attorney Alan Blackman. Blackman a detention hearing is slated for Thursday in Chelan County Superior Court to address any adjustments to bail or conditions of release. The charges stem from an alleged incident on an a chartered bus that was returning from a freshman football game in Spokane Saturday, September 6th...
  • Local Officials Favoring New Plan To Keep Mental Health Services Local
    Washington State's plans for creating new regional service areas to administer mental and substance abuse services have encountered some push-back from the Washington State Hospital Association...
  • Okanogan Murder Victim Identified
    Sheriff Frank Rogers has released the identification of a murdered man who's body was dumped at a boat ramp in Pateros over the weekend.   The Sheriff's news release says,    "The victim in the murder investigation has been identified as Jose L...
  • Tumwater Fire Managers Plan Burnout Operation Tuesday Afternoon
    Posted Tuesday 9/16/14   The Tumwater Fire near Leavenworth remained in check overnight.    Robin Demario with the US Forest Service says it was a calm night on the firelines...
  • Oroville Man Killed by Falling Tree
    Four suspects have been arrested in connection with the beating death of a Pateros man. Sheriff Frank Rogers says his office was notified Sunday morning about a body that was found at a boat ramp on the Columbia River near Starr Road.    The victim was identified after his cousin reported him missing from his Watson Draw residence. Detectives determined that the death occurred Saturday night at the same address when the victim got into a fight with the four suspects.    The Sheriff says the body had been dumped at the boat launch. No names have been released yet.  
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  • Lawyer: Thicke exploited in 'Blurred Lines' suit
    LOS ANGELES (AP) Robin Thicke's attorney says the estate of Marvin Gaye exploited the singer's "moment of personal vulnerability" in an attempt to prove that the hit "Blurred Lines" was a ripoff of a Gaye hit.
  • Jewel releases free song to support public housing
    LOS ANGELES (AP) Jewel is planning an album for release next fall. But for now, she's giving away her latest song for free.
  • Attorney: Patti LaBelle had bodyguard beat cadet
    Soul singer Patti LaBelle arrives at the federal courthouse for jury selection Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, in Houston. A former West Point cadet is suing LaBelle saying she ordered her bodyguards to beat him up as he waited for a ride home outside a Houston airport terminal in 2011. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)HOUSTON (AP) An attorney for an ex-West Point cadet told jurors Tuesday that veteran R&B singer Patti LaBelle ordered her bodyguard to beat up the cadet as he waited for a ride home outside a Houston airport terminal, resulting in a brain injury that forced him to drop out of the military academy.
  • Experts writing book on Islamic State group
    NEW YORK (AP) Two leading authorities on terrorism, Jessica Stern and J.M. Berger, are collaborating on a book about the Islamic State group.
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