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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.
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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.
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Former Grant prosecutor faces hearing board

SEATTLE — Two months after losing a second term as Grant County’s chief prosecutor, D. Angus Lee spent much of last week in a hearing to determine whether he violated conflict of interest rules while in office.
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5 things to know about the annual homeless count and resource fair

My name is Laurel Turner and I am the new interim executive director of the Women’s Resource Center of NCW (WRC). I am so honored to be part of this agency with its legacy of service in the Wenatchee Valley and its place in the hearts of so many in the community. Right after I joined WRC I read about the Point-In-Time National Homeless Count and learned that we have taken a leading role in the effort here in Chelan and Douglas counties, through hosting a Community Resource Fair for ...

Skier dies at Mission Ridge

WENATCHEE — A 17-year-old male skier died Friday afternoon at Mission Ridge Ski & Board Resort when he lost control on the Tumwater run and struck a tree, Ridge executives have confirmed.

Whale carcass washes up under ferry dock

SEATTLE — A dead gray whale floated underneath a busy commuter ferry terminal in downtown Seattle, sending a putrid odor onto the dock on Thursday and diverting some passenger ferries to another slip before it was moved to a nearby pier, an official said.

Convict charged in ‘Gypsy Hill’ killings

PORTLAND, Ore. — Nearly four decades after a handful of young women were brutally raped and killed in the San Francisco Bay Area in crimes dubbed the “Gypsy Hill Murders,” police have charged an Oregon prison inmate with two of the deaths, authorities said on Thursday.

Senator seeks to toughen drunken driving laws

SEATTLE — A Washington state lawmaker is seeking to strengthen drunken driving laws that are among the nation’s most lenient with a proposal to deem as a felony a fourth conviction within a decade for driving under the influence of alcohol.

Group urges measles vaccinations amid Disneyland outbreak

LOS ANGELES — The leading U.S. pediatrician group today urged parents, schools and communities to vaccinate children against measles in the face of an outbreak that began at Disneyland in California in December and has spread to more than 50 people.

Suit dropped, one remains in MLK family dispute

ATLANTA — One of two lawsuits involving the children of the late civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. has been dropped, possibly signaling a thaw in their tense relations as they continue to fight over the sale of his Bible and Nobel Peace Prize.
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Deadline on Japanese captives passes with no word on fate

TOKYO — Japan said today it was still trying to secure the release of two Japanese hostages held by Islamic State militants after a deadline to pay ransom for their release passed and there was no immediate word on their fate.