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Snowy rugby

Schoolhouse Rugby Club players run conditioning drills in the snow Wednesday night at Confluence State Park.

Truck-stop gunbearer fails to overturn verdict

SPOKANE — A Cashmere man convicted of threatening two other men with a gun at a Rock Island truck stop won't receive a new trial under an appellate court ruling.

Getting Out

NCW outdoor events through Feb. 12

Wilf Woods | ‘The Storm of War’

A British author, Andrew Roberts, has produced a new one-volume history of World War II with insights as to why Hitler lost it.

Everybody Out | Skiing and snowshoeing the Wenatchee Crest

Want a taste of what the scenery along the Hog Loppet route is like without actually cross-country skiing or snowshoeing that 19-mile route? Then ski or snowshoe the Wenatchee Crest west of Blewett Pass along Spur Road 800 of Forest Road 7324. This high, snowed-over road follows a ridge system forming the Chelan-Kittitas county border.

February is time for counting birds

NCW — Dust off those binoculars and focus them toward the skies: February is the month of the Great Backyard Bird Count. This year the bird count will be held Feb. 12-15.

News of record

News of record reports in Chelan County

Trump accuses Cruz of stealing Iowa caucuses

NEW YORK — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Wednesday accused rival Ted Cruz of stealing a victory in the Iowa caucuses and called for another vote or nullification of Cruz’s win.

Judge declines to toss Cosby sex assault case

NORRISTOWN, Pa. — A Pennsylvania judge refused to dismiss a sexual assault case against once-celebrated comedian Bill Cosby on Wednesday, clearing the way for the case against him to move toward trial.

Lawmakers chastise officials over Flint crisis

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. lawmakers criticized environmental officials at a hearing on Wednesday for not acting sooner when they saw a report that drinking water in Flint, Michigan was polluted with dangerously high levels of lead.