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Kindergarten cops

WENATCHEE — Douglas County Sheriff’s deputies walk into Washington Elementary School during a training exercise on Thursday, June 23. SWAT teams from the Chelan and Douglas County Sheriff offices used the old building before it’s demolished this summer.

Rock Island Grade fire contained

ROCK ISLAND — The Rock Island Grade fire that burned almost 150 acres was contained last night about 8 p.m., according to the Central Washington Interagency Communications Center.

Founders Day water fun

Violet Hathaway, 6, of Cashmere plays in the water mist from a fire hose that the Cashmere Fire Department had running for Cashmere’s Founders Day on Saturday in downtown Cashmere. The event celebrated the 112th anniversary of the town.

Wenatchee ag supplier settles on waste violations

WENATCHEE — Wenatchee’s Northwest Wholesale and the company they hired to clean up chemicals after last summer’s Sleepy Hollow Fire have agreed to pay a $39,330 fine for mishandling acid wastewater that resulted from the cleanup.

Colville Tribal election results released

NESPELEM — Official results of the June 18 general election for seven positions on the Colville Business Council were released Thursday by the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation.

Lost hikers rescued after cold night

LEAVENWORTH — Four hikers who went for a day hike Thursday spent a cold, wet night lost in the Alpine Lakes Wilderness before they were rescued Friday morning.

Forest Service plans weed control

LEAVENWORTH — The Wenatchee River Ranger District plans to treat over 600 acres this summer to control invasive plants on the national forest.

Motorcyclist injured in deer collision

LEAVENWORTH — A British Columbia man was taken to Cascade Medical Center in Leavenworth Thursday night after hitting a deer on his motorcycle near Leavenworth.

In Chelan: Talking health for 40 years

This is one healthy relationship: For the 40th straight year, the Washington State Hospital Association will hold its annual Rural Hospital Leadership Conference at Campbell’s Resort in Chelan. It starts today (Sunday) and … hey, can anyone check out this rash?

Sheriff’s office rescuing four lost hikers

LEAVENWORTH — Four hikers spent a cold, wet night lost on the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest west of Edward Peak Thursday night, but were located uninjured this morning by the Chelan County Sheriff’s Office and are on their way to safety.

Polls point to the UK staying in EU

LONDON — Britons appear to have voted in a referendum to stay in the European Union, opinion polls showed on Thursday, and prominent ‘Brexit’ campaigners acknowledged they looked likely to lose.