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Lost hikers rescued after cold night

LEAVENWORTH — Four hikers who went for a day hike Thursday spent a cold, wet night lost in the Alpine Lakes Wilderness before they were rescued Friday morning.

Forest Service plans weed control

LEAVENWORTH — The Wenatchee River Ranger District plans to treat over 600 acres this summer to control invasive plants on the national forest.

Motorcyclist injured in deer collision

LEAVENWORTH — A British Columbia man was taken to Cascade Medical Center in Leavenworth Thursday night after hitting a deer on his motorcycle near Leavenworth.

Everyday Business | In Chelan: Talking health for 40 years

This is one healthy relationship: For the 40th straight year, the Washington State Hospital Association will hold its annual Rural Hospital Leadership Conference at Campbell’s Resort in Chelan. It starts today (Sunday) and … hey, can anyone check out this rash?

Sheriff’s office rescuing four lost hikers

LEAVENWORTH — Four hikers spent a cold, wet night lost on the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest west of Edward Peak Thursday night, but were located uninjured this morning by the Chelan County Sheriff’s Office and are on their way to safety.

Polls point to the UK staying in EU

LONDON — Britons appear to have voted in a referendum to stay in the European Union, opinion polls showed on Thursday, and prominent ‘Brexit’ campaigners acknowledged they looked likely to lose.

Baltimore judge clears second officer in Freddie Gray death

BALTIMORE — Baltimore police officer Caesar Goodson Jr. on Thursday became the second officer cleared of criminal wrongdoing in the death of Freddie Gray, a black man who died of injuries sustained while in police custody.

Tornado, hail storms kill at least 78 people

BEIJING — A tornado, hail storms and driving rain killed at least 78 people and injured some 500 in eastern China on Thursday, flattening power lines, overturning cars and ripping roofs off houses in Jiangsu province.

Gun control bid fizzles out in Congress

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Another attempt at gun control fell short in Congress on Thursday despite outrage at the Orlando massacre, as senators failed to back a proposed ban on fi rearms sales to people being monitored for links to terrorism.

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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.