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Fires bring changes to events, kudos

NCW — Although wildfires are still burning, and some areas in Okanogan County are still under high-level evacuation advisories, local residents are picking up the pieces and trying to bring back a sense of normalcy.

Inmate linked to springtime burglary spree

WENATCHEE — A Chelan County man is charged with a string of rural burglaries last spring, including the theft of vintage baseball cards he allegedly sought to sell for his bail money.

Entiat ranger retires

ENTIAT — Janet Flanagan, Entiat District Ranger for the past four years, retired this week following a 35-year career with the U.S. Forest Service.

18-year sentence in Chelan abduction case

WENATCHEE — The bizarre case of a convicted murderer who held two men captive in a Chelan home concluded Wednesday with an 18-year prison sentence.

NCW fires: Progress continues

NCW — Firefighters continue to make good progress on several major fires still burning in North Central Washington.

Everybody Out: Rocky Reach Trail

At the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the dedication of the newly completed Rocky Reach Trail this past July, Bob Parlette joked, "There were times I thought I wouldn't live to see this day."
community protection line

A new kind of fire line: community protection

PLAIN — As the stubborn Wolverine Fire creeps westward, fire officials are working on a plan to keep the nearly 65,000-acre fire from moving into new communities.