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WENATCHEE — The city has added a new parking lot near Riverfront Park and stairs from Riverwalk Crossing to a list of projects that can be funded by a special sales tax refund. The city expects to get $6 million to $8 million over the next several years from the sales tax rebate, which was approved by the state in 2009 to encourage development along the waterfront between Walla Walla Point Park and Thurston Street.
WENATCHEE — Sure, some people didn’t get to stake out their viewing spots weeks in advance. But new limits on parade chairs this year seemed to work, officials say. Festival Director Darci Waterman and city staff said they didn’t get a single call complaining about chairs along the parade route this year. In years past, they’ve been flooded with complaints about chairs blocking sidewalks and being an eyesore along city streets.
WENATCHEE — Wenatchee may have the Wild, but it doesn’t have Walt. Former team owner Bill Stewart agreed to sell the name and the logo for the hockey team, but he kept the 7-foot-tall costume for the team’s mascot, Walt the Wolf.
WENATCHEE — The North American Hockey League has approved the relocation of the Fresno Monsters to Wenatchee. The league sent an email to Town Toyota Center officials early this morning saying that its board of governors voted to allow the move. The arena’s board earlier this week to approved a new contract with the Fresno, Calif.-based team, but the move was contingent on the league’s approval.
Arena board signs contract with Fresno Monsters
WENATCHEE — The Town Toyota Center board has approved a contract with the owner of the Fresno Monsters, a team that played in the same league as the Wenatchee Wild. “We have hockey,” board president Dustin Christensen said Wednesday as about 80 fans applauded and shouted their approval.
The Town Toyota Center board has approved a contract with the owner of the Fresno Monsters, a team that played in the same league as the Wenatchee Wild.
WENATCHEE — Town Toyota Center’s governing board was set to meet this afternoon to take action on a hockey license agreement. The meeting comes just two days after the board’s regularly scheduled meeting on Monday, where board members gave the go-ahead to buy the Wenatchee Wild’s name and logo from the owners of the former local hockey team that is moving to Texas.
The Town Toyota Center's governing board has called a special meeting Wednesday afternoon to take action on a hockey license agreement.
WENATCHEE — Town Toyota Center officials have neared a deal to buy the Wenatchee Wild name and logo from the former team’s owners but didn’t say Monday what they planned to do with it. The arena’s board gave Manager Mark Miller the authority to sign a purchase deal with Bill Stewart — who announced last week that he was moving his team to Texas — without additional board approval.
MANSON — Two Manson women spent an unplanned night in the woods but were found safe Monday morning by one of their fathers. Jennifer Harris, 33, and Angel Miller, 32, left home on Sunday to go mushroom picking in the Entiat Valley. They were expected home around 4 p.m., but when they didn’t return by 10 p.m. their families notified police.