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Officials: Gunman committed suicide

ROSEBURG, Ore. — Christopher Harper-Mercer killed himself after he shot nine people to death and wounded nine others during an attack at Umpqua Community College, officials said Saturday.

Joaquin threatens Bermuda: U.S. hit separate storms

CHARLESTON, S.C. — Powerful Hurricane Joaquin headed toward Bermuda on Saturday after hammering the Bahamas and leaving a cargo ship with 33 mostly American crew members missing in its wake.

Air strike kills 19 at Afghan hospital

KABUL — An air strike, probably carried out by U.S.-led coalition forces, killed 19 staff and patients on Saturday, including three children, in a hospital run by Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) in the northern Afghan city of Kunduz, the aid group said.

Two killed, seven hurt in Quincy-area crashes

QUINCY — Two drivers died Sunday in an early-morning head-on crash three miles south of Quincy. Four passengers, three of them children, were injured and taken to local hospitals.

Mistrial again in Arms case

WENATCHEE — A second mistrial was declared Friday afternoon in the trial of Scott Leath "Scottie" Arms, a former Colville city police officer accused of sexually assaulting an 11-year-old girl nearly two years ago.

Pateros boy recovering from head injury

SEATTLE — A Pateros High School football player was reported in satisfactory condition Friday in Seattle’s Harborview Medical Center a week after he collapsed as he was walking off the field during a game against Waterville High School.

Some complaints, some compliments in after-fire review

OKANOGAN — Ed Conger, of Riverside, told Okanogan County commissioners Thursday that he lost his cabin in the Lime Belt Fire after the lightning-sparked blaze was allowed to burn for days. “I’m mad, because you made the same mistakes this year that you made last year,” he said.

Warrior Stampede race benefits fire victims

OMAK — After postponing the annual Warrior Stampede in Omak to this Saturday due to summer wildfires, event organizers decided to donate all proceeds to victims of those fires.

Suicide prevention march to be held Friday

WENATCHEE — Wenatchee and Eastmont high school students and teachers will march together Friday to show support for students struggling with depression and thoughts of suicide.

NCESD awarded grant to further space study

WENATCHEE — North Central Educational Service District has been awarded a $325,000 grant from NASA and the University of Washington to further science in local middle schools and high schools.