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Helping wild cats

WENATCHEE — As part of an ongoing trap, neuter and release program, the Wenatchee Valley Humane Society rounded up and treated 27 feral cats earlier this month.

Douglas County shoreline committee seeks to ease rules

WATERVILLE — Some property owners on the Columbia River in Douglas County would be allowed to build as close as 50 feet from the shore instead of adhering to the required 150-foot setback if recommendations by a committee are adopted.

Fate of mule deer still uncertain

METHOW — State officials are still waiting to see what mule deer displaced by the Carlton Complex Fires will do before taking action to prevent large numbers of them from starving this winter.

Students swell Seattle’s Ferguson trial protests

SEATTLE — About 1,300 high school students who walked out of classes Tuesday helped swell the ranks of Seattle demonstrators protesting the grand jury decision in Missouri not to indict a Ferguson police officer who fatally shot a black teenager.

News of record

News of record reports for Chelan and Douglas counties

Prosecutor McCulloch faces criticism over Ferguson case

FERGUSON, Mo. — He criticized the media. He talked about witness testimony that didn’t match physical evidence. And he did it at night, as a city already on edge waited to learn if a grand jury would indict a white Ferguson police officer in the shooting death of an unarmed black 18-year-old.

Ginsburg recovering after heart procedure

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg underwent a procedure to place a heart stent this morning after doctors discovered blockage in one of her arteries, the high court announced.

Man arrested after knife displayed at mall

EAST WENATCHEE — A 19-year-old East Wenatchee man who displayed an open knife inside the Wenatchee Valley Mall Tuesday afternoon was arrested on suspicion of disorderly conduct and possession of a controlled substance, heroin.

BNSF employee injured in train accident

WENATCHEE — A BNSF employee suffered internal injuries about 8:30 p.m. Tuesday in a train accident at Alcoa’s Wenatchee Works south of Wenatchee.

Man accidentally shoots himself

WENATCHEE — A 62-year-old Wenatchee man was at Central Washington Hospital this morning after he accidentally shot himself in the upper abdomen.