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Play ball!

There's still time to sign up for the East Wenatchee baseball camp. The Strikers baseball team and Eastmont Parks and Recreation are hosting the camp, which runs through Thursday. For more information contact Eastmont Parks at 884-8015.

Hover gives up Agriculture director’s position

OLYMPIA – Bud Hover, who served as director of the state Department of Agriculture for the last two years, announced Monday that he’s leaving the post to return to his farm in the Methow Valley.

State Parks offers free use days

NCW – Washington State Parks around the state are free to visit this Saturday, and on April 22, which is Earth Day.

North Cascades Highway may open Friday

WINTHROP -- Until the North Cascades Highway opens to through traffic -- possibly Friday -- bicyclists have a unique opportunity to ride the plowed section of the eastern slope.

Cougar killed after trying to enter dog door

WINTHROP – A young male cougar was shot and killed after it prowled around one Winthrop-area residence, then ran to a neighboring home and tried to get in through its dog door two weeks ago.

One injured in Dryden accident

DRYDEN -- A 47-year-old Cashmere man was injured in a two-vehicle accident at 7:05 p.m. Saturday on Highway 2 at Dryden Avenue.

News of record

News of record reports for Douglas and Chelan counties

Mariachi in a modern world

WENATCHEE -- A rendition of "Someone Like You," made popular by internationally known singer Adele was scheduled to be one of the highlights of the Mariachi Northwest Festival concert Saturday night at Wenatchee High School.

It’s an Easter Eggstravaganza!

Pacific Crest Church hosted Eggstravaganza at Pybus Public Market on Saturday. If you're looking for an Easter Activity Sunday, the City of East Wenatchee and Fred Meyer are sponsoring an Easter Egg Hunt for children up to age 10 from 2 to 4 p.m. at Eastmont Community Park. Tickets are $1 each and each ticket is good for seven eggs. There will also be free face painting and free goodie bags (while supplies last).

Pilot’s torn-up sick notes found

DUESSELDORF, Germany - German authorities found torn-up sick notes showing that the pilot who crashed a plane into the French Alps was suffering from an illness that should have grounded him on the day of the tragedy, which he apparently hid from the airline.