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Brief fire at Eaglerock

A controlled burn near homes on West Eaglerock Drive at about 11 a.m. Tuesday. By the time Chelan County Fire District 1 arrived, the fire had been knocked down.

Entiat hatchery spawns its first native sons and daughters

ENTIAT — Hatchery technician Chuck Hamstreet was all business Thursday as he shoved the carcass of a silvery summer chinook salmon through a circular electronic “PIT tag” reader and onto an examination table at the Entiat National Fish Hatchery.

Carlton bridge closes for repairs

The bridge on Highway 153 at Carlton closed shortly after noon Tuesday when a routine check revealed cracks in a pillar.

Experience key in Grant County assessor race

EPHRATA — Two veteran public servants, both calling for streamlined and equitable property assessments, face off Nov. 4 for the office of Grant County Assessor.

News of record

News of record report for Chelan and Douglas counties

Baby Puget Sound orca L-120 presumed dead

FRIDAY HARBOR — An orca that was born to much hope in early September apparently died while its pod was in the open ocean off Washington or British Columbia.

Complaints filed about Dano endorsement list

OLYMPIA — Former state senator Joyce Mulliken, past Port of Moses Lake manager Col. Clyde Owen and three other Columbia Basin residents complained to the state’s public disclosure commission that county prosecutor candidate Garth Dano erroneously listed them as supporters in a political ad and Facebook post.
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Ebola: Why virus kills some, other people survive

WASHINGTON — People who shared an apartment with the country’s first Ebola patient are emerging from quarantine healthy. And while Thomas Eric Duncan died and two U.S. nurses were infected caring for him, there are successes, too: A nurse infected in Spain has recovered, as have four American aid workers infected in West Africa. Even there, not everyone dies.

American released from North Korea

WASHINGTON — American detainee Jeffrey Fowle has been released from North Korea, nearly six months after he was taken into custody, the State Department said today. Two other Americans who have been tried and convicted of crimes in North Korea are still being held.

CDC revises Ebola gear guidelines

ATLANTA — Federal officials are going on the road with new guidelines to promote head-to-toe protection for health workers treating Ebola patients.

Oscar Pistorius sentenced to five years in prison

PRETORIA, South Africa — Oscar Pistorius was taken away in a police van with barred windows today to start serving a five-year prison sentence for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

One dead in Canadian car attack

SAINT-JEAN-SUR-RICHELIEU, Quebec — Terrorist ideology inspired a recent convert to Islam to drive his car into two Canadian soldiers, killing one, before he was shot dead by police, authorities said today.

Report on whistleblower is inconclusive

SPOKANE — The U.S. Department of Energy’s inspector general on Monday said it could not determine if a whistleblower on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation was fired for raising safety concerns because two contractors failed to provide all the documents needed in the investigation.

Judge again orders Clint Didier deposition

SPOKANE — Congressional candidate Clint Didier has been ordered to give a deposition for the second time in as many weeks in a federal lawsuit he filed against the Washington State Potato Commission.

George man injured in two-vehicle collision

QUINCY — A 74-year-old George man was in airlifted to Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane Monday with injuries suffered in a two-vehicle collision on Highway 28 three miles west of Quincy.