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Hamas suspects in slaying of Israeli teens killed

JERUSALEM — Israeli special forces stormed a West Bank hideout early today and killed two Palestinians suspected in the June abduction and slaying of three Israeli teenagers, a gruesome attack that had triggered a chain of events that led to the war in Gaza this summer.

Sierra Leone considers repeating Ebola shutdown

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone — Sierra Leone’s president said today that health workers found “many sick people and corpses” during a three-day lockdown of the country, which is battling an unprecedented Ebola outbreak.

U.S., Arab allies hit IS strongholds in Syria, Iraq

WASHINGTON — Combined U.S.-Arab airstrikes hit Islamic State military strongholds in Syria and Iraq, and a simultaneous U.S. strike targeted an al-Qaida cell said to be plotting direct assaults on American and other Western interests, the U.S. military said today. President Barack Obama declared that Arab support for the airstrikes “makes it clear to the world this is not America’s fight alone.”

Eastmont finishes last remodel

EAST WENATCHEE — Pep band playing, cheerleaders dancing, Eastmont High School held its grand reopening Monday night with a “Wow, this is great,” and “Whew, I’m glad that’s over,” ribbon-cutting celebration.

First anchors go in at Wanapum Dam

BEVERLY — Grant County PUD customers better be happy with the location of their Wanapum Dam, because when crews are finished anchoring it to bedrock, it won’t be going anywhere.

Car crashes into phone store

Large windows at the Verizon store were broken about 11 a.m. Monday when a motorist crashed through the front of the building

Crews contain two wildfires

CASHMERE — A lightning-caused wildfire southwest of Cashmere grew to about 44 acres before crews contained it Monday night.

Free passes, volunteers sought on Saturday

NCW — Local residents can celebrate National Public Lands Day this Saturday with a free pass for parking at local state parks and national forests, or by volunteering.

Suspect hit with Taser, then arrested

LEAVENWORTH — A 21-year-old Leavenworth man was hit at least twice with a Taser in connection with crimes in Leavenworth early Saturday morning.

Skyburst: Witnesses see bright fireball

WENATCHEE — Onlookers in Wenatchee and throughout the Northwest reported a mysterious fireball in the sky earlier this month — perhaps behaving in ways a meteor shouldn’t.

Preparing to survive

With the new season of “Survivor” set to begin Wednesday, media consultants are keeping a tight rein on contestants, lest they slip up and reveal who won.

Accident kills Moses Lake motorcyclist

SOAP LAKE — A 68-year-old Moses Lake man was killed about 4 p.m. Sunday in a two-vehicle accident on Highway 17 about a mile south of Soap Lake.