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News of record

News of record reports in Chelan County

Knife-bearing man whom officer shot charged with assault

SEATTLE — A 55-year-old Seattle man was charged Wednesday with two counts of second-degree assault for allegedly threatening his husband and a Seattle police officer with large kitchen knives before the officer shot him.

Dad, daughter conquer the seven summits

RANCHO SANTA FE, Calif. — On May 21, the father-and-daughter duo of Greg and Vanessa Blasic made it into one of the loftiest clubs on Earth.

Split Supreme Court blocks Obama immigration plan

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday blocked President Barack Obama’s plan to spare millions of immigrants in the country illegally from deportation in a split ruling that heartened political foes who had accused him of overstepping his powers.

Chelan County mayors Our cities need housing

WENATCHEE — The mayors of Chelan County’s five cities say it's time to address acute housing shortages that are sending service workers, nurses, teachers, ag workers and others outside their cities’ limits — or out of the area entirely — for lack of affordable places to live.

Condotta to host telephone town hall June 27

WENATCHEE — Residents of the 12th Legislative District are invited to join Rep. Cary Condotta, R-East Wenatchee, for an hour-long telephone town hall at 6 p.m. Monday.

Bullitt, Hart honored by Colville tribes

NESPELEM — Leavenworth businesswoman Harriet Bullitt and Methow Valley historian E. Richard Hart were feted Tuesday by the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation for their work in restoring a member tribe's Wenatchee River fishing rights.

Art of Community | Mariachi students set a wonderful example

If you want proof of the power of how the Mariachi program in the Wenatchee School District changes lives, all you need to do is talk to students who are involved, hear their stories and discover how they want to make a difference in the community and in the world.

Getting Out

NCW outdoor events through June 30

Summer Food and Fun

Yasmeen Cardenas, 15, and her brother Alberto, 5, pretend to be brush their teeth during a demonstration by Dr. Cleo, a mascot for Molina Healthcare. It’s the second year for the Chelan-Douglas Community Action Council’s Summer Food and Fun program, which takes place Wednesdays through Aug. 10 at the Wenatchee Community Center. The free event from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. features breakfast, activities, group presentations and a lunch to go. For more information and a schedule, visit or call 662-6156.

This week’s gas prices

Local gas prices continue to creeep up, Average priced dropped a bit this week nationally, so there's hope.

Yakima school board OKs money for repairs

YAKIMA — The Yakima school board unanimously approved Tuesday about $1.3 million in nursing and police services and plumbing upgrades at two schools.