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First fires, then floods Now what?

NCW — After two years of fires and floods, Okanogan County is getting another hit from nature. This time, it's Mormon crickets.

Douglas PUD’s fiber network grows a bit

EAST WENATCHEE — The number of active users on the Douglas County PUD’s fiber-optic network has grown to 3,233 — about 25 percent more than in 2014, PUD records show.

Douglas PUD pitches in for park improvements

EAST WENATCHEE — Douglas County PUD commissioners Monday approved funding for public recreation improvements in Pateros and Bridgeport, two of the cities that border the Columbia River reservoir of the utility’s Wells Dam.

Fishing for memories

John DeMyer, Richland, helps his grandson, Jackson DeMyer, 3, East Wenatchee, with his fishing pole during an outing at Pit Lake in Rock Island on Wednesday afternoon. It was Jackson's first time fishing. The two found a shady spot that is designated as a fishing area for children only.

Smoldering cigarette starts fire at the Clearwater

EAST WENATCHEE — An unextinguished cigarette that was blown into a cooling system started a fire in a wall of the Clearwater Saloon and Casino in East Wenatchee Thursday morning.
Salish welcome

Bringing tribal stories to classrooms

OMAK —Larry Allen, a Colville Tribal councilman, told educators from around the state Tuesday that they were making history.