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Jaime Arroyo, at left and his sister Erika Arroyo of Grandview Window Cleaning use a lift to clean the windows on a building on Front Street in Leavenworth. Tumwater Mountain and Icicle Ridge can be seen in the background.

Man shot during altercation

WENATCHEE — A 21-year-old Wenatchee man was shot in the thigh early Saturday morning during an altercation with a man who came to his residence.
5 Things | Literacy Council of Chelan & Douglas Counties

5 Things | Literacy Council of Chelan & Douglas Counties

My name is Kay Loeffler and I am the tutor coordinator at the Literacy Council of Chelan and Douglas Counties. I taught English as a Second Language in South Africa for two years and trained tutors to teach ESL in South Africa, Malawi, Morocco and in the United States. When I came home to Wenatchee I wondered how I could use my training and experience. About that time, I saw an ad in the Wenatchee World for a position at the Literacy Council. It was actually an AmeriCorps position. I ...

Officials: Gunman committed suicide

ROSEBURG, Ore. — Christopher Harper-Mercer killed himself after he shot nine people to death and wounded nine others during an attack at Umpqua Community College, officials said Saturday.

Joaquin threatens Bermuda: U.S. hit separate storms

CHARLESTON, S.C. — Powerful Hurricane Joaquin headed toward Bermuda on Saturday after hammering the Bahamas and leaving a cargo ship with 33 mostly American crew members missing in its wake.

Air strike kills 19 at Afghan hospital

KABUL — An air strike, probably carried out by U.S.-led coalition forces, killed 19 staff and patients on Saturday, including three children, in a hospital run by Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) in the northern Afghan city of Kunduz, the aid group said.

Dozing baseball fan’s $10 million ESPN lawsuit is thrown out

NEW YORK — A New York state judge has thrown out a baseball fan’s $10 million defamation lawsuit claiming that ESPN announcers poked fun at him after he dozed off during a New York Yankees game against the Boston Red Sox.

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Two killed, seven hurt in Quincy-area crashes

QUINCY — Two drivers died Sunday in an early-morning head-on crash three miles south of Quincy. Four passengers, three of them children, were injured and taken to local hospitals.