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Fire burns mobile home for a second time

WENATCHEE — Fire ignited Wednesday in the charred remains of a south Wenatchee mobile home that originally burned to the ground in March. Fire officials were unsure what caused the second blaze.

Wolverine Fire becomes active

LUCERNE — Firefighters were preparing Thursday to wrap cabins on National Park Service land with fireproof material as the Wolverine Fire near Lucerne becomes more active.

Pursuit starts at bank, ends in foothills

WENATCHEE — A 22-year-old Wenatchee man was in jail Wednesday afternoon after a high-speed pursuit that started at a Wenatchee bank and ended in the foothills west of town.

School budget provides some increases

WENATCHEE — A proposed Wenatchee School District budget for 2015-2016 school year would give teachers a 3 percent cost-of-living increase and provide more cash for curriculum and staffing at schools.

Crescent Bar settlement, golf course approved

EPHRATA — Grant County PUD commissioners and Crescent Bar Island leaseholders have approved a final settlement that ends five years of litigation and could usher the PUD-owned, Columbia River island into a new era of cooperation and expanded public access.

Movement makes sense with Travers

NCW — Twenty-two years ago, Kerry Travers couldn’t play the violin for more than five minutes without feeling pain.

DNR says dam included only as a variable

CENTRALIA — A recent report released by the Washington Department of Natural Resources said Lewis County has raised some questions about how much of the county’s aggregate rock a proposed dam in the Pe Ell area would use.

Seattle, Everett, Tacoma urge water conservation

SEATTLE — The cities of Seattle, Tacoma and Everett are urging careful use of water in response to historically low river levels, record-setting heat and increased water demand in the Puget Sound Region, according to a Tacoma Public Utilities news release.

Ships available to tour

SEATTLE — People can tour three U.S. Navy ships, three Canadian Navy ships and one Coast Guard vessel during Seafair Fleet Week activities.