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Waterville man stable after motorcycle crash

COULEE CITY — A 53-year-old Waterville man was reported in stable condition at Columbia Basin Hospital in Ephrata, where he was transported this morning after a motorcycle crash.

Human remains found northeast of Leavenworth

LEAVENWORTH — The Chelan County Sheriff’s Office is investigating some badly decomposed human remains discovered on U.S. Forest Service land Sunday in the Beaver Creek area, some 15 miles northeast of Leavenworth.

Weather forecast: Gorgeous

WENATCHEE — Not too hot, not too cold, a little breezy but otherwise drop-dead gorgeous.

Nason Creek rest area closed until Tuesday for lack of water

COLES CORNER — The Nason Creek rest area on Highway 2 is closed today through at least part of Tuesday because of a problem with its water supply, the state Department of Transportations said in a news release late Sunday.
Orondo boat launch

Launching a boat today? Head to Hydro Park

WENATCHEE — Labor Day boaters can put in only at Kirby Billingsley Hydro Park today on the Columbia River between Rock Island and Rocky Reach dams.

Business Past: Motor lodge memories

Rooney’s Motor Lodge and Coffee Shop, at 821 N. Wenatchee Ave., was owned and operated by Frank and Gertrude Rooney and their children from 1947 to 1969.

Tourism on the fireline

In July and August, wildfires in North Central Washington burned across thousands of acres, destroyed hundreds of homes and outbuildings and tested the resolve of residents in a dozen towns and rural communities. In this report, we look at the effects of the blazes on the mainstay industry of tourism — how the fires hurt business, and how business people are firing up a recovery.

Leave a lasting impression with a logo

You’re meeting an important client or business contact. You’re dressed right for the occasion. You make great eye contact. Strong handshake. You smell great (you showered and deodorized). Everything is in order, and the meeting goes well.