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Passion of Christ draws hundreds

WENATCHEE — Manuel Valencia, stripped down and streaked in fake blood, remained a stoic and solemn Jesus as soldiers “nailed” him to the cross and lifted him into place.

Paving project open house is Wednesday

OMAK — A $3.7 million paving project that will improve driving lanes and pedestrian walkways on Highway 215 from Omak to Okanogan begins Monday, and is expected to continue until Labor Day.

Search warrant served at massage business

WENATCHEE — Authorities Wednesday served a search warrant on a massage business operating without a license from the state Department of Health.

Harts Pass trailer restrictions change

MAZAMA — Snowmobilers looking for late-season snow on Harts Pass near Mazama will see a change this spring in restrictions for the trailers they use to haul them.
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Old news: 1925 parade float

A FLOAT THAT COULD: The Wenatchee Business College float sails along in the Apple Blossom Festival parade in 1925. Ethel May Myers was at the helm of the float.

Orondo boat launch reopens amid higher flows

WENATCHEE — The boat launch at the foot of Orondo Avenue is open again as spring runoff has increased Columbia River flows, the Chelan County PUD announced Friday in a news release.

Three arrested for meth in drug raid

BREWSTER — Three Brewster-area residents were arrested and about six ounces of methamphetamine was seized in a drug task force raid at a Gebbers Camp residence this week.
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Missing pilot’s wife sees sign in found jewel

TONASKET — Claire Jeffko doesn’t know what made her think of it, but when a friend bent down to pick something up while they were walking her dogs at a Tonasket park on April 1, the words just came out.

Sheriff will run again

WATERVILLE — Douglas County Sheriff Harvey Gjesdal announced Thursday that he will run for re-election.

Douglas commissioners seek orderly shorelines hearing

WATERVILLE — The Douglas County Commission on Tuesday will consider four amendments to the county’s shoreline development rules during a special public hearing at 5:30 p.m. at the county fairgrounds building in Waterville.
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A little rain for the game

Partly sunny, breezy and dry conditions are forecast for Today and the Easter weekend after a splattering of light rain Thursday. Wind gusts of up to 30 mph could buffet the region today, but calming Saturday, according to the National Weather Service. Expect mostly sunny skies and gradually warming temperatures of up to 65 degrees by Sunday.