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Lo57° Isolated Showers

Sunday

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Sunday Night

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Memorial Day

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Monday Night

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Tuesday

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Tuesday Night

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Wednesday

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Wednesday Night

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Thursday

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News of record

News of record reports for Chelan County

Ephrata man rescued from burning storage containers

EPHRATA – A HOMELESS MAN WHO HAD BEEN LIVING IN A STORAGE CONTAINER IN EPHRATA WAS RESCUED BY POLICE TUESDAY MORNING AS SMOKE BILLOWED FROM ONE STORAGE UNIT, AND POLICE HEARD POUNDING ON THE LOCKED METAL DOOR OF ANOTHER UNIT A FEW DOORS DOWN. — He said police arrived first, and heard someone banging on the door of a unit four or five doors away from the unit that was on fire.
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Hayes Cleaners’ fire touches a lot of us

WENATCHEE — When a basement dryer fire closed the familiar doors of Hayes Cleaners Thursday, a lot of people’s clothes were inside. And still are.

Bear takes recess in Seattle school yard

SEATTLE — A black bear wandered onto the edge of the playground at a Seattle-area elementary school on Thursday morning, where officials readying children for outdoor gym class promptly canceled the activities, officials said.

Ex-cop’s child rape retrial gets July setting

WENATCHEE — Chelan County Prosecutor Doug Shae will press ahead with the case against former police officer Scottie L. Arms, accused of child rape, whose first trial ended with a hung jury two weeks ago.

Crew mops up small wildfire on Deer Mountain

CHELAN — Crews remained alert Saturday for spot fires following thunderstorms Thursday night and Friday, but rain accompanying the storms seemed to have dampened any flare-ups.

Order could ease tensions at guarded gold mine

PORTLAND, Ore. — Armed activists brought in to guard an Oregon gold mine amid a bitter land dispute with the U.S. government are leaving the property after a judge ruled that a federal agency has to keep out until the matter is resolved, officials said on Thursday.

Ephrata man rescued from burning storage containers

EPHRATA – A homeless man who had been living in a storage container in Ephrata was rescued by police Tuesday morning as smoke billowed from one storage unit, and police heard pounding on the locked metal door of another unit a few doors down.

Lightning storm ignites brush fires

CHELAN — A lightning storm that made its way from Naches to Canada Thursday night started two small brush fires west of Entiat and Chelan.