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Chelan County eyes 4,000 acres in Stemilt Basin

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Correction: The name of a state Department of Natural Resources official was misspelled in the original version of this story. The error has been corrected in this version.

WENATCHEE — Chelan County officials say they they’ve assembled enough money in grants and contributions to buy 4,000 acres of Stemilt Basin lands to preserve for water, recreation and wildlife protection.

The buy, estimated at $2.2 million, could happen within a year.

“We feel pretty confident we’ll be able to come up…

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