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Short lockdown enforced at Vale Elementary

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CASHMERE — Vale Elementary School was placed on lockdown for about 20 minutes this morning after a report of three men who were “checking out” a pistol in the area, said John Wisemore, Chelan County undersheriff.

“We didn’t think it’s anything but we want to make sure everyone was safe,” he said.

Someone driving along he back side of the school saw three older men “checking out” a pistol near a truck about 8:10 a.m., Wisemore said.

When deputies arrived,…

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