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State won’t send print voter’s guide for primary

NCW — Households throughout the state will not be receiving in the mail a printed voter’s guide for the upcoming Aug. 2 primary election. But look for one come mid-October for the general election.

Following the money trail: Election 2016

NCW — Here's a look at how much the candidates for public office in North Central Washington have raised for their campaigns, how much they've spent and where the money is coming from.

Sheriff’s Office seeks stabbing suspect

CASHMERE — Chelan County sheriff's deputies are looking for a tall, thin man "with scruffy facial hair" in connection with a stabbing in Cashmere Sunday night.

WDFW wants input on budget

WENATCHEE — The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife will host a public meeting in Wenatchee on proposals to increase license fees and state funding to expand conservation programs and fishing and hunting opportunities.

Free backpacks for students at Health Fair

WENATCHEE — Columbia Valley Community Health will hold its annual Back to School Health Fair from 9 a.m until noon Saturday, Aug. 6, in the clinic parking lot, 600 Orondo Ave.

Extension cord blamed for Eastside house fire

EAST WENATCHEE — A damaged extension cord overheated and caught a couch and curtains on fire in a manufactured home in the 2500 block of Highway 28 Sunday evening.

Starbucks expands workers’ healthcare choices

SEATTLE — Starbucks is expanding the healthcare benefit options it offers employees — something the company alluded to last week as it announced wage increases and other compensation changes.

Pangborn reopens to fixed-wing aircraft

Pangborn Memorial Airport techs Ken Lamb, at right, and Rafael Martinez, in background, remove a large X-sign at the north end of the runway on Monday morning a few minutes before 7 a.m. to reopen the airport.

Amazon enters student loan business

Amazon is entering the student loan business in a partnership with Wells Fargo & Co, the companies announced Thursday.

Fire destroys Wenatchee-area home

WENATCHEE — A woman living in the 1900 block of Lower Monitor Road escaped unhurt from her burning house Sunday night.