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Miller Street project is bleeding tar

WENATCHEE — The city’s first major chip-seal street project, which put oil and rocks on Miller Street instead of the usual asphalt paving, is turning into an unsightly mess.

Fire victims asked to contact county

OKANOGAN — Officials are asking all victims of the Carlton Complex fires to contact the Okanogan Emergency Operations Center to report losses as soon as possible.

Hotter weather revives fire activity

PATEROS — U.S. Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell visited firefighters at the Carlton Complex on Sunday as crews worked against rising temperatures to corral the massive blaze.

Drive-by shooter hits car on Washington Street

WENATCHEE — No one was injured in a drive-by shooting Friday evening in the 1300 block of Washington Street, said Sgt. Jim West with the Wenatchee Police Department.

Five injured in Saturday collision

CHELAN — Five people were injured near here Saturday in the collision of a pickup truck and a Jeep, according to the State Patrol.

Red Cross fights fire despair with ‘help and hope’

WENATCHEE — Staff and volunteers of the American Red Cross raced last week to North Central Washington to form what group leaders believe is one of the largest disaster relief forces in the region’s history.

Everyday Business | Golf and taxes still inevitable

The aftermath of local wildfires is gritty enough without immediately getting down to the nitty-gritty of commerce. But business owners in fire-affected areas — and the folks who work for them — may be relieved to know that:

Farm losses from Carlton fire staggering

PATEROS — It’s still too soon to assess agricultural losses to Okanogan County’s No. 1 economic driver. But they’re likely to be staggering, and in many cases, lasting.