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City’s share of museum budget to hold steady for now

WENATCHEE — The city of Wenatchee’s funding of the Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center will remain as-is into 2016, while the facility prepares a new five-year plan against possible future finance cuts.

Wall Street

U.S. financial markets ended slightly lower Thursday, marking their first loss in a week of record highs.

Dear Abby

Responsibility for birth control falls on both men and women

Burnout set to strengthen Duncan Fire containment

ENTIAT — Smoke from an intentionally-set burnout on the Duncan Fire should be clearing today from the Entiat Valley and Lake Chelan area, Forest Service spokeswoman Robin DeMario said this morning.
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City approves Apple Blossom statue downtown

WENATCHEE — An industrial/chic-style obelisk honoring the city’s long-standing apple blossom traditions will soon fill the new median strip at Orondo Avenue and Columbia Street.
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Wanapum Dam repair work at its peak

BEVERLY — It’s been a long summer of drilling, drilling and more drilling at Wanapum Dam, and workers have begun cinching the massive structure’s cracked spillway more securely to bedrock.