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Old news

100 years ago — 1915

Federal suit claims discrimination at Stemilt

WENATCHEE — A former human resources director for Stemilt Growers has sued in federal court, claiming she and other Hispanic and female employees suffered discrimination at the agricultural firm.

White powder causes scare

WENATCHEE — After reading a letter from a Brewster woman unhappy with her water quality, a U.S. Department of Agriculture worker stopped short of opening a second envelope that was also inside when he noticed it contained a plastic bag with white substance Monday morning.

That’s no power outage! That’s a thief!

QUINCY — When Cherry Creek Radio's KWWW in Wenatchee went off the air early Monday morning, employees called the Grant County PUD, assuming there was a power outage at the station’s transmitter site on Monument Hill near Quincy.

Benefit tonight for boy with leukemia

ROCK ISLAND — Rock Island residents and Rock Island Elementary School staff and parents are sponsoring a benefit dinner tonight to help Jesse Osorio Sanchez and his family with mounting medical expenses.

How not to text a cop: ‘I got an ounce’

WENATCHEE — An East Wenatchee man is accused of arranging illicit marijuana sales after he accidentally texted the friend of a Chelan County sheriff’s deputy.

Three Fingers must go, judge orders

WENATCHEE — A judge has entered a final order for the removal of the controversial Three Fingers — three man-made spits of earth that have jutted into Lake Chelan for 50 years.

Driveby shooter peppers camper

BRIDGEPORT — An unoccupied camper trailer was peppered with bullets in a drive-by shooting in Bridgeport early today.

Coming through

Huge transformer transported to Rocky Reach Dam.