Friday Jul 25
Helping hands on the ranch: Fires don't stop Massachusetts youth group's mission in Orondo
A dedicated group of teens from Evangel Assembly out of Wilbraham, Mass., arrived in Central Washington on Saturday to start a weeklong outreach mission to volunteer and help charities and organizations in the area.
Mills Canyon wildfire flares back up, mandatory evacuations reinstated
Mandatory evacuations were reinstated in Chelan County after a wildfire burning west of Entiat jumped over U.S. Highway 97A and grew to 7,000 acres late Wednesday.
Fireworks spark one big fire, lots of little ones
Twenty-two residents were evacuated Friday night after fireworks ignited tall, dry brush in Brays Canyon near Orondo and a large diesel tank used for farm equipment fuel was threatened.
Five generations recently gathered at the Wenatchee home of Elma Sprietsma. From left to right, they are, Karen Engley of Dryden, great-grandmother, holding Saraine Granger of Orondo; Danielle Breckenridge of Brewster, grandmother; Elma Sprietsma of Wenatchee, great-great-grandmother; and Angela Granger of Orondo, mother, holding baby Drizzt ... (more)
Bullet strikes home, misses two children
Someone fired a bullet into an Orondo residence Monday evening, missing two young children who were in the family room.