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Rescuers help lost, injured hunters

CONCONULLY — Rescuers who were stymied by too many downed trees on Tuesday reached an injured hunter north of Conconully Wednesday with the help of two volunteers with chainsaws.

Mission Creek Road man charged with animal cruelty

WENATCHEE — Robert “Bob” Stewart, 74, was charged Wednesday with second-degree animal cruelty after a dog on his Cashmere-area property was found to have a two-week-old broken leg.

Eight injured in Oregon bagel shop gas explosions

Three firefighters, three civilians and two police officers were injured on Wednesday after a natural gas leak caused a pair of explosions at a bagel shop in Portland, Oregon, Portland Fire & Rescue said.

Legal fight over pay raise costing far more than raise

OKANOGAN — Okanogan County is spending far more on a legal fight over a pay raise for a juvenile administrator than it would have if it had just given him the raise, a lawyer for judges suing the county says.

Yakima County eyes fees on new wells

YAKIMA — Rural Yakima County residents could someday have something in common with their more urban neighbors: water bills.

Sumner teacher named state finalist for award

On a raspberry farm where she grew up on the outskirts of Sumner, Tricia Hukee remembered her mother telling her that she couldn’t ride her new three- wheeler bike until her math skills improved.

Vietnam vets honored

Charlie Suriano, East Wenatchee, waits with the rest of a color guard for the start of a ceremony honoring Vietnam veterans at Pybus Public Market on Thursday. About 300 people crowded into the market's event center for speeches, music, and a video honoring veterans in the continuing commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the war. Ceremonies are being held from 2012 to 2025 honoring veterans who were on active duty any time between Nov. 1, 1955, and May 15, 1975. Suriano served in the Navy from 1969 and 1972.

Wilf Woods | Of ties, cravats and Croatians

The necktie is a staple of formal men's wear, although it isn't worn today as much as in older days, says Sam Mills of Mills Bros. in downtown Wenatchee.

Surveillance video leads to arrest

WENATCHEE — The image of a man on surveillance videos lead to the arrest of a 35-year-old man for burglary Wednesday.