A man from Stevens County has been arrested for allegedly stealing a school bus and driving it through multiple counties before stealing a front-end loader and crashing it into a home.
Firefighters made progress fighting the Red Apple Fire burning in Chelan County Saturday, keeping it at more than 50% contained now.
The Chelan County Sheriff's Office has determined that the Red Apple Fire burning in Wenatchee was caused by humans.
Evacuation orders have been downgraded and the Red Apple fire is now moving away from structures. No primary residences have been lost in the fire.
Many of the Level 3 evacuations for the Red Apple Fire fell to a Level 2 by Thursday in the neighborhoods threatened by the wildfire near Wenatchee.
Most of the Wenatchee valley evacuations have gone down to level two, and that means families are able to return. Many homeowners return, assessing the damage from the fire.
The Red Apple Fire grew to 11,000 acres Thursday and remains 10 percent contained as more than 1,500 homes are threatened.
Red Apple Fire burns around 9000 acres. Chelan County Sheriff's Office has obtained a search warrant for a house suspected of being the origin of the fire.
Residents are forced to leave their homes as 1500 houses are under some level of evacuation in Chelan County. Firefighters have been able to contain flames in certain areas and save some structures.
Around 1500 homes are under evacuation in Chelan County forcing hundreds of families to leave.
All evacuation notices for the Batterman Fire dropped to Level 1, authorities said. The wildfire was 80% contained Friday as burned 14,100 acres have burned in Douglas County.
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Detectives with the King County Sheriff's Office are asking for the public's help in looking for evidence regarding a case of a man reported missing back in 2020.
After 101 years in business, the makers of a Pacific Northwest staple are closing their doors.
Washington's famous Bavarian town Leavenworth is canceling its annual Oktoberfest in 2021 as the COVID-19 pandemic continues.
Farm exporters in Washington state have been left with stockpiles of product and idle trucks as the pandemic has created a shortage of cargo containers.
An AMBER Alert has been issued for a missing teenage girl from Chelan, Washington last seen with two unidentified adults.
On the anniversary of the first confirmed COVID-19 case in the United States, Washington state health officials said Thursday they are plowing ahead with plans to open four mass vaccination sites next week, despite logistical concerns that include questions about vaccine supply.
A bomb threat reported in Leavenworth turned out to be a false alarm, but the call caused major disruptions and treacherous travel for responding crews.
The Village of Leavenworth, tucked away in the Cascade Mountains, is internationally known as the "Christmas Town." Several thousands of people make a trip to the Bavarian-themed town as part of their holiday traditions. However, the COVID-19 pandemic has changed how Leavenworth and its people celebrate the season.