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Miracle on Main Street’ returns to Ephrata

EPHRATA — Activities are scheduled all afternoon Saturday as part of “Miracle on Main Street,” the annual community Christmas celebration in Ephrata. Activities begin at noon at the Ephrata Recreation Center, 112 Southwest Basin St.

Ohio lawmakers pass ‘heartbeat’ abortion legislation

CLEVELAND — Ohio lawmakers approved a bill that bans abortion once a fetal heartbeat can be detected, as early as six weeks after conception, clearing the way for one of the most stringent abortion restrictions in the United States if it becomes law.

Trump fills homeland security, environment, China ambassador jobs

WASHINGTON, D.C. — President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday picked a fossil fuel industry defender as his top environmental official, another retired general as homeland security chief and Iowa’s governor as U.S. ambassador to China in choices at odds with some of his recent pronouncements.

Marson and Marson to merge with Tum-A-Lum

LEAVENWORTH — Local building supply retailer Marson and Marson Lumber has announced it will merge its four-store chain with a similar-sized lumber and supply company located in Oregon.

Crescent Bar groups get new leases

EPHRATA — Homeowner associations on Crescent Bar Island last week marked an end to a five-year legal battle by signing new leases with Grant County PUD that secure the land under their condominiums and RV home sites through at least April 1, 2047.

Longtime port director heads for retirement

WENATCHEE — Economic development takes a long time when 80 percent of your county’s lands are publicly owned wildlands and unavailable for development. Mark Urdahl’s in a good position to know that.

Senior Center to stay active and social beneath a common roof

WENATCHEE — There's always a lot of activity going on at the Wenatchee Valley Senior Activity Center. But to keep those seniors active and youthful, the 23-year-old, 20,000-square-foot building needs a good roof to keep them warm and dry.

Wilf Woods | Say hello to winter

We're finally facing winter, with the recent warm spell broken and more harsh weather on the way. Temperatures have dropped and a storm warning tells us we're to get more winter conditions.

Operation Santa Claus collecting toys for tots

WENATCHEE — Operation Santa Claus is collecting new toys for young kids to donate to needy families this Christmas. Organizers are accepting donations until Dec. 21.