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Overdue climbers found safe

LEAVENWORTH — Searchers were called out Friday to find two climbers who had lost their cell phone and couldn’t let friends know that they would be late.
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Fire Relief Center cuts back hours

PATEROS — It started out of need, when hundreds of people were suddenly left homeless after the Carlton Complex Fires ripped out of control on July 17.
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Six injured in head-on crash during snow storm

In the first significant snowfall of the season, six people were injured in a two-car, head-on accident that blocked traffic in both directions on Highway 28 Friday afternoon, according to a State Patrol report.

Fire ratings improve

CHELAN — Fire insurance rates for dozens of homeowners on the South Lakeshore Road near Chelan just got cheaper thanks to construction of a new fire hall.

Council plans Dec. 9 election

MANSON — Three at-large positions on the Manson Community Council are up for election, and anyone wishing to run must obtain signatures of 10 registered voters within the Manson School District by Dec. 1.

School hosts land swap hearing

WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee School District will have a public hearing at 6 p.m. Tuesday on a proposed transfer of property to the city of Wenatchee.
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Labor dispute continues to squeeze NCW apple exports

WENATCHEE — Just when North Central Washington’s apple industry was hoping for mega-exports from its largest crop in history, millions of boxes of ready-to-ship fruit are threatened with shipping delays in a labor dispute at the state’s major ports.

Senate committee hears funding needs following Carlton Complex Fires

OLYMPIA — From upgrades to Okanogan County’s emergency communications system and the city of Pateros’ water system to help with economic development, Okanogan County leaders on Thursday asked a Senate committee for financial aid in the wake of this summer’s Carlton Complex Fires.

Burn victim’s condition upgraded

WENATCHEE — A 63-year-old man who was burned in a fire up Squilchuck Road last week is now in serious condition at Harborview Medical Center.
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Trailing off

Work on the northern trail extension of the Apple Capital Recreation Loop Trail, here seen from the Odabashian Bridge, has slowed to a virtual halt with the temperature turning to winter climate. According to Tony Rapozo with the Washington State Parks, if the weather moderates work will continue on minor slope work and erosion control along with signage and fencing. He said the trail will be blacktopped in the spring.