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News of record

News of record reports for Chelan County

More art needed at Eastmont

EAST WENATCHEE — The Eastmont School Board will chew on a 129-page report given it Monday night on the state of fine arts in Eastmont’s schools.

Storm sweeps northeast, New York spared its brunt

BOSTON — A blizzard swept across the northeastern United States today, dropping as much as 2 feet of snow across Massachusetts and Connecticut even as its impact on New York City fell short of dire predictions.

Japanese officials meet after new video purportedly from hostage

TOKYO — Senior Japanese officials were meeting late on Tuesday after a video emerged purporting to show Kenji Goto, a Japanese captive of Islamic State militants, saying he had 24 hours to live unless Jordan released a would-be suicide bomber.

Streaks of white

Low clouds hung in the Valley Monday while fog is predicted through Thursday. Things will brighten up with some sun breaks on Friday and Saturday.

Tree downing

Fifteen diseased trees are being removed from the south end of the Wenatchee Cemetery.

Parallel end-of-life care program happening in Wenatchee

I got a lot of feedback this week on a blog I wrote about a new initiative by the Washington State Hospital Association and Washington State Medical Association to get people talking to their families about what kinds of care they want or don’t want when they’re dying.

Three men arrested on drug charges in Bridgeport

BRIDGEPORT — The arrests Thursday of three Bridgeport men made a dent in drug trafficking in Bridgeport, but not a permanent one, said Okanogan County Sheriff Frank Rogers.

Women in Ag workshop to focus on marketing

WENATCHEE — Women ag producers can learn about how to market their products and talk positively about “farm life” at an upcoming conference sponsored by Washington State University Extension.

Name of ski victim released

WENATCHEE — The Chelan County Coroner today released the name of the 17-year-old skier who died Friday after going over a bank and hitting a tree at Mission Ridge Ski & Board Resort.

Bundle Up and Run

WENATCHEE — The Bundle Up 1K children’s run drew hundreds of participants on Saturday as part of Downtown Wenatchee’s Bundle Up Fest. The run is a fundraiser for the Wenatchee High School’s cross country program. More than 600 people pre-registered for the 1 kilometer race.

Pajama jam

WENATCHEE — With the last basketball game going into double overtime Friday night, some members of the Wenatchee High School Golden Apple Marching Band were ready, dressed in robes or pajamas. Fans, players and band members were there much later than usual.