Posted Thursday, 06-21-15 A two alarm fire Thursday afternoon damaged a Wenatchee dry cleaner. Chief Stan Smoke with Wenatchee Fire and Rescue, says crews responded to Hayes Cleaners, at 121 North Mission Street, around 4-30p.m. listen here Nancy Baird was the lone occupant at the time of the fire. listen here There were no injuries reported. Public Information Officer Rick Isaacson says it's not yet known how much inventory was lost. [ listen here Smoke says the old brick building does not have a sprinkler system. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
Posted Wednesday, 05-20-15 Douglas County PUD is getting a financial thumbs up. Rating agency Moody's Investor Service have affirmed the utility's AA3 rating, Standard and Poor's gave the utility a AA rating. PUD spokeswoman Meghan Vibbert says the District is preparing for the sale of Wells System Revenue Bonds next week. listen here Vibbert says some of the factors cited by the rating agencies, competitive hydro generation, low retail rates and the PUD's strong liquidity.