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Lit smoking pipe starts brush and building fire

WENATCHEE — A 31-year-old Wenatchee man was arrested for second-degree reckless burning Tuesday evening after a fire burned juniper bushes and the exterior of an office building.

Here’s how to connect with the Our Valley leaders

We have just concluded publishing a series of stories on the Our Valley What's Next that explains the background and potential impact of this grass-roots-inspired community improvement effort. The series can be accessed freely through our Art of Community web site (, a digital space dedicated to celebrating and fostering creative community building in our region.

Biden tells Baltic states: Don’t take Trump seriously

RIGA — U.S. Vice President Joe Biden told Baltic leaders on Tuesday not to take seriously comments by Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump that called into question the U.S. commitment to protect NATO allies in the face of Russian aggression.

As Kerry visits Nigeria, top Boko Haram fighters killed

SOKOTO, Nigeria — Nigeria's air force said it had killed a number of senior Boko Haram fighters and possibly their overall leader, and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry pledged to consider ways to ramp up military assistance to Nigeria to defeat the militant group.

Sleepy Hollow arson case hinges on medication

WENATCHEE — A Chelan County judge needs information on possible side effects before she'll order a suspect in the devastating Sleepy Hollow Fire to receive antipsychotic medication.

NCW part of emergency declaration

OLYMPIA — Gov. Jay Inslee declared a state of emergency for 20 counties on Tuesday due to wildfires that are burning, and the critical fire conditions in eastern Washington.

Climbing gym taking shape

Seth Smith with Steel Structures of America out of Post Falls, Idaho, works Friday with a crew to build the new Riverfront Rock Gym at 1319 Walla Walla Ave. at the entrance to Walla Walla Point Park. The business will feature indoor climbing walls up to about 50 feet high in places.

Judge orders State Department to review 14,900 Clinton emails

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A judge ordered the U.S. State Department on Monday to review for possible release 14,900 of Hillary Clinton's emails and attachments that the FBI found when investigating her use of a private email server as secretary of state.