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This week’s gas prices

Local gas prices dropped a whopping 14 cents per gallon on average this past week.

Tears, anger come out in hearing on Carlton Complex Fires

OKANOGAN — What they heard and saw was different. But the overriding concerns of many Okanogan County residents who spoke at a public meeting about the Carlton Complex Fires Wednesday night was the same: After taking over management of four small lightning-caused fires, state Department of Natural Resource crews sat idly by until they were too big for anyone to control.

Science is fun!

Kids had a blast when Pacific Science Center’s Science on Wheels visited Washington Elementary School Wednesday.
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Rust colors of fall

Colors of Tumwater Canyon show through in a drizzle of rain Friday afternoon around the old iron bridge at the Pipeline Trail.

Household hazardous waste Saturday

WENATCHEE — Chelan County residents can get rid of household hazardous wastes Saturday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the county shop building, 210 Easy St.

Foul play not suspected in man’s death

WENATCHEE — Wenatchee police say they do not think there was any foul play in the death of a 38-year-old Wenatchee man who was found dead in an alley about 9 a.m. Wednesday.

County wins in suit over heaped-snow shed collapse

EPHRATA — A jury Tuesday held Chelan County not liable for damages to a 3,500-square-foot Peshastin equipment shed after Public Works plowdrivers pushed snow against it for years.

News of record

News of record reports for Chelan County
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Wind whips up controlled burn

WENATCHEE — Wind temporarily made a burn pile look like it had gotten out of control about 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, prompting a neighbor to call the fire department.

Web scoops up video over unmarked patrol car

EPHRATA — A video showing a conversation between a political activist and a Grant County sheriff’s deputy about an unmarked patrol car went viral this week.
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Rain increases mud flow worries in fire-affected areas

WENATCHEE — Rain is in the forecast through this weekend, ending several weeks of sunny autumn skies and prompting local officials to warn of possible mud slides in areas affected by recent wildfires.

Decision on hunting from Columbia River postponed

EAST WENATCHEE — After listening to people who supported and opposed a proposal to ban hunting from the Columbia River Tuesday night, Douglas County Commissioners postponed their decision until next Tuesday.

Local sheriffs come out against I-594

WENATCHEE — All four NCW sheriffs are among a majority of sheriffs in the state who are against Initiative 594, which would extend the requirement for background checks by gun sellers.