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Four lawsuits over 2012 Douglas County fire

WATERVILLE — An organic orchard south of Brewster is enmeshed in four lawsuits over its part in a 2012 brushfire, brought by the state, the PUD, and two nearby farm operations.

Long-term care seminar set for Saturday

WENATCHEE — Long-term care planner Shawn Jensen will present a free seminar on long-term care beginning at 4 p.m. Saturday at Columbia Heights Assisted Living, 1550 Cherry St., Wenatchee.

In pictures: The Douglas General Store

Lee and Sandi Nelson spent years refurbishing and managing the Douglas General Store, now a roadside monument to a long-gone Plateau past. Photos by Reilly Kneedler and Mike Irwin.

Couple’s efforts give a gleam to historic store

DOUGLAS — A 12-foot-long wooden table at the center of the Douglas General Store looks like a valuable antique, but isn’t. Store co-owner and master woodworker Lee Nelson designed and built it just two years ago.

Take note: Pickle Papers turns 20

WENATCHEE — With widespread emails, texts and tweets, haven’t handwritten cards and letters gone the way of the buggy whip?

IRIS to hold next Success Summit in Waterville

WATERVILLE — The group hosting an annual showcase of success stories about improving life in North Central Washington announced last week that Waterville will be the site of the next gathering later this year.

Page turns (again) for bookstore

AnaMaree Ordway, who bought the Wenatchee Book Co. on June 1., has kept the shelves packed with interesting titles in all genres.