• Cashmere Imposes Emergency Ban on Fireworks
    sparklers non aerial fireworksThe city of Cashmere’s implemented an emergency ban on fireworks. The restriction covers “safe and sane” fireworks which are otherwise legal in Washington state. Mayor Jeff Gomes says the city has the legal authority to impose the restriction.  “Our ordinance allows the fire chief to declare an emergency and prohibit...The post Cashmere Imposes Emergency Ban on Fireworks appeared first on KPQ.
  • Environmental Group Brings Lawsuit Against Operator of Grand Coulee Dam
    Grand Coulee-DamAn environmental group’s suing the federal operator of eastern Washington’s Grand Coulee Dam for violating clean water laws...
  • Committee Recommends Voting Change In Wenatchee
    voteA committee has recommended the city of Wenatchee move from at-large to district voting process in city council elections...
  • East Wenatchee City Council Approves Fireworks Ban
    rsz_14993524_bg1The East Wenatchee City Council voted to ban fireworks. The 4-3 vote Tuesday came in a surprise move as the board’s agenda only called for public discussion of such restrictions. The vote came at the suggestion of Councilman Wayne Barnhart,  a former Douglas County fire chief.  East Wenatchee Mayor Steve...The post East Wenatchee City Council Approves Fireworks Ban appeared first on KPQ.
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