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Missing pilot’s wife sees sign in found jewel

TONASKET — Claire Jeffko doesn’t know what made her think of it, but when a friend bent down to pick something up while they were walking her dogs at a Tonasket park on April 1, the words just came out.
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A deadly, devastating day on Everest

KATMANDU, Nepal — An avalanche swept down a climbing route on Mount Everest early today, killing at least 12 Nepalese guides and leaving four missing in the deadliest disaster on the world’s highest peak.

Sheriff will run again

WATERVILLE — Douglas County Sheriff Harvey Gjesdal announced Thursday that he will run for re-election.

Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez dies at 87

MEXICO CITY — Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez crafted intoxicating fiction from the fatalism, fantasy, cruelty and heroics of the world that set his mind churning as a child growing up on Colombia’s Caribbean coast.

Douglas commissioners seek orderly shorelines hearing

WATERVILLE — The Douglas County Commission on Tuesday will consider four amendments to the county’s shoreline development rules during a special public hearing at 5:30 p.m. at the county fairgrounds building in Waterville.
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A little rain for the game

Partly sunny, breezy and dry conditions are forecast for Today and the Easter weekend after a splattering of light rain Thursday. Wind gusts of up to 30 mph could buffet the region today, but calming Saturday, according to the National Weather Service. Expect mostly sunny skies and gradually warming temperatures of up to 65 degrees by Sunday.

Fresh questions emerge about ferry captain’s actions

MOKPO, South Korea — Rescuers scrambled to find hundreds of ferry passengers still missing today and feared dead, as fresh questions emerged about whether quicker action by the captain of the doomed ship could have saved lives.

Dear Abby: Assistant’s gruff attitude needs to be smoothed out

Dear Abby: How do I deal with an assistant who keeps calling me a “brownnoser”? She did it again yesterday at a staff meeting in front of my boss and another assistant. It was the third time she has said it. She is gruff and rude, and several people have complained to me about her attitude.

Metals futures

NEW YORK — Spot nonferrous metal prices as of 6 p.m. Thurs.

Portland grain

PORTLAND, Ore. — Bids as of noon Thursday for grains delivered to Portland, by rail or barge, in dollars per bushel. Information from USDA Market News Service

Wall Street

Corporate earnings pushed U.S. stocks mostly higher on Thursday, but it wasn’t an easy ride up.