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Amante opens new plumbing service

WENATCHEE — Longtime local plumber Luis Amante recently opened a new plumbing service for North Central Washington.

Housing market healthy on strength of rising prices

WENATCHEE — A jump last year in Wenatchee market home prices pushed total sales value up 16 percent — to nearly $232 million — while the number of homes sold stayed relatively flat compared to 2013.

PR and design firms join forces

TWISP — A local public relations firm has joined forces with a Twisp design studio to form a new partnership for marketing, filmmaking and fundraising.

Hollywood stars to munch Ambrosia apples

WENATCHEE — The 87th Annual Oscars beckons to us lesser mortals with glamorous celebrities, golden statues, a glitzy red carpet and — how appropriate — food for the gods in the form of locally-grown Ambrosia apples.

Romney will not run for president in 2016

Republican Mitt Romney opted out of the 2016 presidential race today after considering whether to run for a third time, telling supporters it is time for the next generation of Republican leaders to seek the White House.

Suspected Ebola patient admitted to California hospital

SACRAMENTO, California — A patient suspected of contracting Ebola after traveling in West Africa and exhibiting symptoms of the disease was admitted on Thursday to a special isolation hospital unit in Sacramento and was being tested for infection, officials said.

5 Things | The Okanogan Land Trust

I am Jacquelyn Wallace, conservation director for the Okanogan Land Trust, and I work to conserve our region’s land and water resources in a way that benefits human communities and economies. I’m passionate about conservation that works for people and nature and makes good business sense. I want the Okanogan to thrive, and I believe that smart land conservation now will create and sustain healthy local economies and communities far into the future.

News of record

News of record reports for Chelan and Douglas counties

CDC: Get vaccinated for measles

LOS ANGELES — The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention urged Americans on Thursday to get vaccinated for measles amid an outbreak that began at Disneyland in December, saying that 2014 saw the highest number of cases in two decades.

Islamic State attacks Sinai

CAIRO, Eygpt — Egyptian President AbdelFattah al-Sisi cut short a visit to Ethiopia for an African Union summit today after Islamic State’s Egyptian wing claimed the killing of at least 30 soldiers and police officers in the Sinai Peninsula.