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Bridgeport man airlifted after crash

MANSFIELD — A 33-year-old Bridgeport man was airlifted to Confluence Health in Wenatchee early this morning after a rollover accident five miles west of Mansfield.

Remembering the nightmare

PATEROS — July 17: To say it was a tough day in the battle against the Carlton Complex fires is an understatement.

Summer’s last hoorah!

WENATCHEE — The Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest has partially lifted a forest-wide campfire ban.Just in time for Labor Day weekend, campfires are allowed, but only in metal campfire pits in designated campgrounds on six of the seven ranger districts.

Ephrata farmer, daughter to compete on TV’s ‘Survivor’

A Quincy survivor: Now this should be fun. Ephrata farmer Dale Wentworth and his 28-year-old daughter Kelley will bring Central Washington flair to CBS’s “Survivor” this fall. “I didn’t come here to make friends; I came here to make money,” says Dale in a promotional video for the show. They will compete with — and ultimately against — each other on the show where only one person is left standing to claim $1 million.

City’s share of museum budget to hold steady for now

The city of Wenatchee’s funding of the Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center will remain as-is into 2016, while the facility prepares a new five-year plan against possible future finance cuts.

Campfire restrictions eased

NCW — Just in time for Labor Day Weekend, state and federal agencies eased campfire restrictions.

Tumwater Campground closed

LEAVENWORTH — The Wenatchee River Ranger District closed the Tumwater Campground for the rest of the season on Friday, due to concerns of possible flooding.

Seattle firm looks to NCW agriculture as hot investment

WENATCHEE — One of the state’s largest independent investment banks has cast its eye towards agriculture in eastern Washington with hopes of helping local farms and orchards plan, expand and become more profitable, say its top executives.