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Eastmont students flock to mountain bike club

Clovis Point Intermediate School teacher Ian Paus is on to something big with the Eastmont Mountain Bike club. In just its second year, club participation has more than doubled to 42 middle school and high school riders.

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Discovering South Wenatchee | Conversation over an old stone wall

This is the first in a series of columns that will explore the lives of the people and the unique features of South Wenatchee. This series is in conjunction with civic engagement efforts by the City of Wenatchee, led by Steve King and Terry Valdez.

Ridge to River alive and well — in Norway

WENATCHEE — Wenatchee's original Ridge to River Relay may be long past, but a copy of the race that included downhill and Nordic skiing, biking, running and paddling is still going strong in of all places, Norway.

Carlton Complex Fire 2014: The recovery continues

After months of planning, rebuilding officially began this week. With a load of volunteer help, four foundations, including the footings and walls, were poured in four days for people who lost homes in the fire.

Palisades man fined for burning building materials

PALISADES — A Douglas County man was fined this week for burning building materials that caused hazardous smoke which affected students at this rural community’s elementary school.

Wenatchee schools request “Core 24” waiver

WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee School Board Tuesday unanimously approved an application for a two-year waiver from new state "Core 24" career and college ready graduation requirements at Wenatchee and WestSide high schools.

Grant PUD denies claim for Wanapum-related damages

EPHRATA — The Grant County PUD will not reimburse a Palisades water users group for the more than $90,000 in damages it incurred when the PUD lowered the Columbia River some 26 feet to fix Wanapum Dam’s cracked spillway.