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Twisp woman seeks missing Christmas money

WENATCHEE — A Twisp woman is hoping someone found an envelope with $5,000 in it that she believes disappeared while she was shopping at Target on Monday.

Community Foundation awards Regional Impact Grants

WENATCHEE — The Community Foundation of North Central Washington has awarded $91,700 in grants from its Regional Impact Grant program to 22 nonprofit organizations, schools and public agencies for programs that create better quality of life for the region.

Fundraiser Monday will aid mountain rescue

WENATCHEE — Chelan County Mountain Rescue Association will hold a trivia night fundraiser starting at 6 p.m. Monday at the Saddlerock Pub & Brewery, 25 N. Wenatchee Ave. (below Owl Drugs).

Councilwoman Rutherford won’t run again

WENATCHEE — Saying the Town Toyota Center crisis has made her a little too cautious, Wenatchee City Councilwoman Karen Rutherford has announced that she will step down after completing her second term in office next year.

Ephrata man arrested in homicide

EPHRATA — A 25-year-old Ephrata man was arrested Tuesday afternoon on suspicion of murder in the Sept. 8 stabbing death of 82-year-old Lucille A. Moore.

Police: Video of officer shooting 12-year-old ‘clear’

CLEVELAND — A Cleveland officer was less than 10 feet away when he fatally shot a 12-year-old boy carrying a pellet gun near a playground. Video of the shooting is clear about what happened, police said Monday.

Hagel resignation comes at messy moment

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is resigning at a particularly tough time for U.S. foreign and defense policy, with one war ending, another just beginning and the Pentagon struggling with the prospect of deeper budget cuts ahead.

Burned buildings, 61 arrests in wake of grand jury decision

FERGUSON, Mo. — Smoke billowed from burned-out buildings and sidewalks were strewn with broken glass today after Ferguson erupted over a grand jury’s decision not to indict a white police officer in the killing of unarmed black 18-year-old Michael Brown.

Heron Bluff Trail connects paths around Moses Lake

MOSES LAKE — After a decade of fund raising and advocating, months of waiting for construction and a tense city council meeting with upset neighbors opposed to a trail, the Heron Bluff Trail is finally complete.

Shall we dance?

Dancing is becoming a popular pastime on Thursdays at Pybus Public Market.

New school program integrates art and core subjects

LEAVENWORTH — Icicle Arts has started a new art program for students at Peshastin-Dryden and Osborn elementary schools that integrates hands-on art lessons with core academic subjects.

Car thefts, burglaries on the rise

BRIDGEPORT — People should stay close to their cars while they are warming them up during the winter, says Douglas County Sheriff Harvey Gjesdal.

Passenger in two-car accident is critical

WENATCHEE — A Royal City resident was in critical condition this morning at Providence Sacred Heart Hospital in Spokane with injuries suffered in a two-car accident near Rock Island on Highway 28 Friday.