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Mathematician who inspired ‘A Beautiful Mind’ dies

Mathematician John Nash, a Nobel Prize winner whose longtime struggle with mental illness inspired the movie “A Beautiful Mind”, was killed in a car crash along with his wife in New Jersey, state police said on Sunday.

Waterside memorial honors those lost at sea

OLYMPIA — About 100 people, including veterans young and old, paid their respects Sunday as part of a waterside memorial to remember those men and women lost at sea — during combat or in times of peace.

Improved LIGO could detect gravitational wave

RICHLAND — A century after Albert Einstein predicted the existence of ripples through space and time, the first such gravitational wave could be detected at a scientific complex in the shrub steppe north of Richland.

View from above

Flight over the Methow offers an aerial view of fires, floods and salmon projects

Car jumps curb, strikes pedestrian

CHELAN — A 62-year-old Seattle woman strolling on a sidewalk in Chelan was struck and injured Sunday by a car that jumped the curb.

Man arrested for vehicular homicide in fatal car crash

LEAVENWORTH — An 18-year-old Auburn man has been arrested on suspicion of vehicular homicide and assault following a single-car accident early Monday that resulted in the death of one of his passengers and injury to another.

Boy, 2, drowns in backyard pool

EAST WENATCHEE — A 2-year-old boy drowned in a backyard swimming pool here Saturday, local police have reported.

News of record

News of record reports for Chelan County