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Filled with care

The Empty Bowls fund-raising event, organized by the Chelan-Douglas Community Action Council, supports ending hunger in the Wenatchee Valley. About 150 bowls were decorated Saturday toward a goal of 500 this year.

Some flew to D.C. to march

WENATCHEE — Some North Central Washington women wanted to take participation in the Women's March a step farther. A flight across the nation farther.

Huge turnout for women’s march

WENATCHEE — Chanting "Love trumps hate" and "Love not hate makes America great," nearly 2,000 people marched through slush and ice Saturday for the Women's March on Wenatchee Valley.

Cigarette blamed for Wenatchee Ave fire

WENATCHEE — A smoldering cigarette left on an upholstered chair caused the apartment fire early Monday morning in downtown Wenatchee, fire investigators say.

State confirms only empty oil trains traverse NCW

OLYMPIA — A first-of-its-kind, quarterly report confirms that 618 million gallons of crude oil entered the state by rail in October, November and December, but only rail tankers that are mostly empty traverse North Central Washington.

Reclamation settles suit over pollution permit

SPOKANE — The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation has agreed to settle a lawsuit over a permit it lacked that oversees and intends to reduce the oils and other lubricants that may spill into the Columbia River through operations of Grand Coulee Dam.

UW Tacoma student dies at campus clinic

TACOMA — A University of Washington Tacoma student died in the campus clinic Thursday after a medical emergency, according to a school spokesman.

How did Trump’s education pick Betsy DeVos do in confirmation hearing?

On Monday, Education Lab looked at what might happen in Washington state with Betsy DeVos as U.S. secretary of education. On Tuesday, she had her confirmation hearing (first), where she didn’t have answers for even the most basic questions about her qualifications to lead the $68 billion federal education agency.

Breitbart editor sold out for WSU, UW speeches

Milo Yiannopoulos, the right-wing editor whose controversial tweets resulted in his being banned for life from using Twitter, was still expected to speak Thursday at Washington State University, and today at the University of Washington.