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Multiple rounds fired in pot farm shootout

WENATCHEE — At least 11 rounds were fired Thursday night at a Wenatchee Heights legal pot farm by suspects who broke in and the owner who returned fire, authorities said.

Delays continue for rock scaling in Pine Canyon

ORONDO — Motorists can expect 20-minute, flagger-controlled delays from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. through Pine Canyon for the rest of the week, as crews continue work to stabilize 250 feet of slope, about 2.5 miles northeast of Orondo.

Port of Douglas awards road work to Selland

EAST WENATCHEE — Selland Construction of Wenatchee has won a $280,000 bid to build a road and extend utilities to a lot slated for a proposed data center in the Port of Douglas County’s Pangborn Airport Business Park.

Sharratt named WSU’s Advocate for Education

WENATCHEE — Former East Wenatchee resident Gene Sharratt has been picked to receive the 2016 Advocate  for Education Award by Washington State University's College of Education.

Hydroseeding at the airport

A crew hydoseeds the area around the recent runway extension project at Pangborn Memorial Airport.
Candidate Q&As

Video Q&As | NCW candidates: In their own words

World journalists recorded interviews with 17 candidates seeking elected positions in the state legislature, Chelan County Commission, Douglas County Commission, Chelan County PUD and state Lands Commissioner.  We collected all of the videos in our online 2016 Election Guide. Click here to check out the videos and click here to go to the Election Guide homepage.

Common Ground | Tribal elder Arnold Cleveland to speak at museum

The Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center is hosting a remarkable event on Tuesday night, Oct. 25. I have the honor and privilege of interviewing, in front of a live audience, Colville Tribal elder Arnold Cleveland, about his extraordinary life.

Wenatchee to host state weed hearing

WENATCHEE — The Washington State Noxious Weed Control Board will meet in Wenatchee on Nov. 1 to take comments on proposed changes to the state noxious weed list.