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Slithering surprise in the sewer

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WENATCHEE — It was only a matter of time before someone got an unwanted surprise in a downtown bathroom.

That’s what the project manager overseeing utility and street upgrades along Wenatchee Avenue this summer said about what was discovered deep in a sewer line last month.

Snakes. Not just one, but a whole nest of them.

“I suspect they would have tried to exit the system somewhere, and somebody’s toilet is about the only way out,” Dave Allen, senior project…

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