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Sheriff’s contracts approved by two of four outlying towns

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WENATCHEE — That’s Cashmere and Leavenworth satisfied, Chelan and Entiat still on deck.

The two Upper Valley cities have approved new contracts for sheriff’s protection with Chelan County, two months after both threatened to drop the agreements over escalating prices and form their own police departments.

Leavenworth will pay about $460,000 for the equivalent of three full-time officers assigned to its town in 2014, after the city council unanimously agreed to the contract Tuesday night. Cashmere accepted the sheriff’s contract…

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