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New state veterinarian chosen

OLYMPIA — The state Department of Agriculture has chosen a veterinarian with almost 40 years experience in animal medicine as the new state veterinarian.
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Gormley named Woman of the Year

WENATCHEE — A Waterville graphic designer and civic volunteer was named Woman of the Year by the Business & Professional Women of Wenatchee at their annual awards luncheon Oct. 15.

Registration open for MRST programs

WENATCHEE — Snow is flying at Mission Ridge, and the Mission Ridge Ski Team is incredibly excited to announce that registration is now open for their all-mountain Ski Stars Program and their Youth Ski League Program.

Free snowmobile safety course offered to youths

OLYMPIA — The Chelan County Sheriff’s Office, in cooperation with the Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission and the Spokane Winter Knights Snowmobile Club, is offering a free snowmobile safety certification class for youth in November.
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Four Blackwater guards convicted for 2007 killings

WASHINGTON — For 10 weeks this summer in a downtown Washington courtroom, the trial of four former Blackwater security guards unfolded as a morality play about American accountability to Iraqi civilians in the aftermath of the United States’ long military occupation.
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Senators ask government for nationwide air bag recall

DETROIT — Two U.S. senators are calling on regulators to issue a nationwide recall of cars with faulty air bags made by Takata Corp., questioning why automakers have been allowed to limit recalls to only certain locations with high humidity.
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Fire forces family of six to flee

ORONDO — A family of six escaped without injury when a possible vehicle fire destroyed a garage and spread to an adjacent house on Brays Landing late Thursday night.

Canadians search for gunman’s motivations

OTTAWA — Government leaders gathered in a show of resolution a day after a deadly attack on Canada’s Parliament, as authorities and everyday Canadians sifted through confounding shards of the gunman’s life seeking to understand what motivated the man to storm the nation’s seat of power.

Police prep for grand jury decision in Ferguson

FERGUSON, Mo. — Missouri police have been brushing up on constitutional rights and stocking up on riot gear to prepare for a grand jury’s decision about whether to charge a white police officer who fatally shot a black 18-year-old in suburban St. Louis.