The Wenatchee World

Weather:

Weather

The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

Remove this weather forecast

Tonight

Lo37° Partly Cloudy

Tuesday

Hi53° Mostly Cloudy

Tuesday Night

Lo39° Cloudy then Rain Likely

Wednesday

Hi54° Rain then Chance Rain

Wednesday Night

Lo38° Slight Chance Rain then Mostly Cloudy

Thursday

Hi57° Mostly Sunny

Thursday Night

Lo36° Clear

Friday

Hi59° Sunny

Friday Night

Lo37° Partly Cloudy

Saturday

Hi57° Slight Chance Showers

Deal means Lovitt Mine gets cleanup

Send to Kindle
Print This
WENATCHEE — A small part of a huge settlement with mining giant ASARCO will fund cleaning up a tailings pile from the old Lovitt Mine near Wenatchee. Of a $188 million settlement between ASARCO and Washington state earlier this month, $400,000 will go to cleaning up a large tailings pile on the west side of Squilchuck Creek, said Valerie Bound, toxics cleanup program manager for the state Department of Ecology in Yakima.

View my options or Sign in