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Fire damages three East Wenatchee homes

EAST WENATCHEE — Three East Wenatchee homes — one of them about a block away from the other two — were damaged by the same fire on Sunday afternoon.

MDMA pinpointed in concertgoer’s death

GEORGE — A Portland man who collapsed and died after last June's Paradiso Festival at the Gorge Amphitheatre suffered acute MDMA poisoning, according to toxicology tests.

A year without a fair? Okanogan County officials hope not

OKANOGAN — County officials are scrambling to figure out how to put on the county's premier annual event — the Okanogan County Fair — when the fairgrounds are jam-packed with 1,658 fire personnel, a sprawling tent camp, showers, mobile kitchen and command center assigned to the Okanogan Complex wildfires.

Rock Island man dies in crash in Trinidad

TRINIDAD — A truck driver has been cited for the crash early Monday that killed a 38-year-old Rock Island man at the Crescent Bar turnout on Highway 28, six miles west of Quincy.
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Rain and cool temps calm fires

 NCW — After two straight weeks of ongoing and rapidly changing evacuations and road closures, firefighters and residents are getting a much-needed respite.

Wilf Woods | An impressive memorial

We watched the impressive ceremony that the Forest Service put on Sunday at the Town Toyota Center on television, like many others.

Most wildfires stay put in gusty winds

Despite winds that gusted to 40 mph on Saturday, most wildfires burning across North Central Washington showed very little growth by Sunday morning.
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Fallen firefighters honored

 Three firefighters who died in the Twisp River Fire were remembered Sunday for their love of family, their passion for the outdoors, and their dedication to the job.
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Agencies come together for memorial

WENATCHEE -- Under overcast skies, fire trucks rolled into a parking lot in north Wenatchee on Sunday morning to take part in a time-honored tradition of paying tribute to fallen firefighters.

U.S. court hands win to NSA

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A U.S. appeals court on Friday threw out a judge’s ruling that would have blocked the National Security Agency from collecting phone metadata under a controversial program that has raised privacy concerns.

Sheriff blames anti-police sentiment in killing of deputy

Houston-area officials on Saturday asked the public for help in finding a man who shot dead a sheriff's deputy at a gas station on Friday night, blaming the killing on anti-police sentiment around the country over policing and race.

Resilient New Orleans reflects on Katrina

NEW ORLEANS — From the Lower Ninth Ward to the Super Dome, New Orleans launched a day of events on Saturday to commemorate the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, paying tribute to its victims and homage to the city’s resilience in the face of disaster.

Court sentences journalists to prison

CAIRO — An Egyptian court sentenced three Al Jazeera TV journalists to three years in prison on Saturday for operating without a press license and broadcasting material harmful to Egypt, a case that has stirred an international outcry.

Thousands rally to pressure Malaysia’s PM

KUALA LUMPUR — Tens of thousands joined a peaceful protest in Kuala Lumpur on Saturday to demand the resignation of Prime Minister Najib Razak, bringing to the streets a political crisis over a multi-million-dollar payment made to an account under his name.