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News of record

News of record from Chelan County

Four Blackwater guards convicted for 2007 killings

WASHINGTON — For 10 weeks this summer in a downtown Washington courtroom, the trial of four former Blackwater security guards unfolded as a morality play about American accountability to Iraqi civilians in the aftermath of the United States’ long military occupation.

Senators ask government for nationwide air bag recall

DETROIT — Two U.S. senators are calling on regulators to issue a nationwide recall of cars with faulty air bags made by Takata Corp., questioning why automakers have been allowed to limit recalls to only certain locations with high humidity.

Fire forces family of six to flee

ORONDO — A family of six escaped without injury when a possible vehicle fire destroyed a garage and spread to an adjacent house on Brays Landing late Thursday night.

Canadians search for gunman’s motivations

OTTAWA — Government leaders gathered in a show of resolution a day after a deadly attack on Canada’s Parliament, as authorities and everyday Canadians sifted through confounding shards of the gunman’s life seeking to understand what motivated the man to storm the nation’s seat of power.

Police prep for grand jury decision in Ferguson

FERGUSON, Mo. — Missouri police have been brushing up on constitutional rights and stocking up on riot gear to prepare for a grand jury’s decision about whether to charge a white police officer who fatally shot a black 18-year-old in suburban St. Louis.
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Pateros, 100 days after the firestorm

PATEROS — It’s been 100 days today since the Carlton Complex Fires crested the hill above Pateros, jumped into town, and ravaged two city blocks and took out several more homes.
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Erosion engineering

WENATCHEE — Lewis and Clark Elementary School students studied erosion control system for during a STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) field program on Thursday.
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Lighting up Leavenworth

LEAVENWORTH — With fall leaves dropping and Oktoberfest over, Matt LaRoy and Lee Marion with the Leavenworth Chamber of Commerce are busy stringing up thousands of Christmas lights in the downtown park.

City may spend $85,000 for park site

WENATCHEE — The city is proposing to spend $85,000 in grant money earmarked for improving disadvantaged neighborhoods to buy land for a small “pocket park.”

This week’s gas prices

Local gas prices dropped a whopping 14 cents per gallon on average this past week.