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Battling with bark beetles

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LAKE WENATCHEE — A December 2012 storm in the Lake Wenatchee area that toppled perhaps thousands of trees, closed roads and cut power to some areas for more than a week is still wreaking havoc. This time, it’s in the form of bugs.

The large number of dead and dying trees in the area has spurred an outbreak of Douglas fir bark beetles, said Don Youkey, wildlife biologist for the Wenatchee River Ranger District.

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