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.
The Red Apple Fire grew to 11,000 acres Thursday and remains 10 percent contained as more than 1,500 homes are threatened.
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.
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.
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.
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.