• Tainted Caramel Apple Sickens One in Washington State
    Posted Saturday 12/20/14   State officials say one person in Washington has been sickened from prepackaged caramel apples linked to five deaths nationwide.      Health Department spokesman Donn Moyer says a Thurston County man was hospitalized...
  • 37 Young Ladies To Compete For Apple Blossom Royalty
    Posted Saturday  12/20/14   37 young women have been selected to compete for a chance to be chosen as one of the ten candidates who will vie for the 2015 Royal Court, a Queen and two Princesses.  From Wenatchee High School:                Maddy Atwood Teresa Bendito Devyn Blakney Haley Bush Kyra (Kee-ruh) Dilley Halle (Hal-lee) Fox Sierra Hedding Erin Higley McKenzie Madland Kyley Miller Francesca Nevil Marin (Mare-in) Ryles Makali (Muh-kay-lee) Sager Gabby Waterman   From The River Academy Brooke Ghiglia (Gil-lee-uh) Kiffen Overbay Madison Reeves     From Eastmont High School: Sofia Bastida Kimberlee Beler (Bee-ler) Mikylla (Muh-ky-luh) Davy Logan Harper Allison Herrin Sarah Kneadler Michaela Lantzy Emily Lawrence Makennah Little Brooke Lucas Adrian Marquis (Mar-kee) Kenzie Ovenell (Oh-ven-el) Nicole Pipkin Julia (Hoo-lee-uh) Sanchez Anissa (A-nee-sa) Sangster Ruth Smith Emma Standerford Kelly Strang Koyette Valeson (Vall-i-son) Cassidy Weaver On Wednesday, January 14, ten candidates, five from each school district, will be selected by a vote of their peers and 3 out-of-town judges .   The Top 10 Candidates will compete at the Royalty Selection Pageant, sponsored by Numerica Credit Union, on Saturday, February 14 in the Wenatchee High School Auditorium at 7:00 p.m.  Pageant tickets will go on sale Monday, January 19 at 9:00 am at the Apple Blossom Festival office, at 2 S...
  • Holiday Travel Up
    Posted Friday, 12-19-14 AAA projects 98.6 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home during the year-end holiday season...
  • Grant County Flu on the rise
    Posted Saturday, 12-19-14 GRANT COUNTY, WA – The Flu season is heating up in Grant County. Health District spokeswoman Theresa Adkinson says in the past couple of weeks or so, they have received over 200 positive influenza lab reports in the County. Mose cases are located in Moses Lake, Quincy, and Mattawa. With the higher than normal number of flu cases, Grant County Health Officer Dr. Alexander Brzezny wants residents to know that flu vaccine is still your best protection. “The flu is in our communities year-long but is now increasing at significant numbers which tells us the seasonal epidemic of influenza has started,” states Dr. Brzezny. With holiday travel quickly approaching GCHD urges all residents 6 months and older to get their flu shot as soon as possible. Currently, there is no shortage of flu vaccine and it is widely available through clinics and pharmacies.
  • Mission Ridge purchases 750 acres
    Posted Friday, 12-19-14 Mission Ridge could be expanding in the future. The resort's owner, Larry Scrivanich has finalized the purchase of two parcels, over 750 acres in all, located adjacent to the Ridge's permitted ski area operations. The ski area's General Manager Josh Jorgensen says they are looking forward to working with the community to form a plan that "best meets the needs of our people and the environment". listen here Jorgensen says the land, purchased from a Trust, could be developed into additional beginning and intermediate terrain. The area also has the possibility for some cross country skiing and snowshoeing.
  • Internal investigation into alleged bus rape finished
    Posted Friday, 12-19-14 A private investigator hired by the Wenatchee School District to conduct an internal investigation into an alleged rape on a charter bus transporting the freshman football team, has completed her investigation...
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  • The AP's top 10 movies of the year
    FILE - This file image released by Fox Searchlight shows Chiwetel Ejiofor, center, in a scene from "12 Years A Slave." (AP Photo/Fox Searchlight, Jaap Buitendijk)In surveying the year at the movies, the topography is rich. From the dusty, dying towns of "Nebraska" to the rooftop Roman parties in "The Great Beauty" to the sleek future Los Angeles of "Her," 2013 has been a trip. But has it been a great year? Negativity reached a fever pitch in the summer when Steven Spielberg lamented Hollywood's risk-adverse, finance-driven blockbusterism. The grim, humorless "Man of Steel" and its careless backdrop of mass destruction was a low point: the epitome of everything bad about movies today. Yet ambitious films gathered in number as the year went on, and many began calling 2013 a historically excellent year for film, after all. Here are one critic's top picks of the year, all of them reasons why 2013 was a good year for the big screen:
  • Spotify's Top 10 most viral tracks
    FILE - This May 18, 2013 file photo shows Hannah Hooper, left, and Christian Zucconi of Grouplove performing as part of Party in the Park at Centennial Olympic Park in Atlanta. Grouplove's, “Ways to Go,” was the most viral track on Spotify, from Monday, June 10, to Sunday, June 16, via Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter and Spotify. (Photo by Robb D. Cohen/RobbsPhotos/Invision/AP, file)The following list represents the most viral tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Monday, Oct...
  • Spotify's Top 10 most streamed tracks
    FILE - In this Sept. 7, 2012 file photo, musician Robin Thicke performs during Macy's Passport presents Glamorama 2012 at The Orpheum Theatre in Los Angeles. Thicke's "Blurred Lines (feat. T.I. & Pharrell)" was the top streamed tracks on Spotify from Monday, June 10, to Sunday, June 16, 2013. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File)The following list represents the most streamed tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Monday, Oct...
  • Globe nominations for musical or comedy film
    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The Golden Globe nominations for best musical or comedy film have been announced in Beverly Hills, Calif., by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.
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