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Wenatchee Police Guild files complaint against DUI lawyer

WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee Police Guild is striking back at a Wenatchee lawyer who accused one of its officers of falsifying a DUI report last year and unsuccessfully sought criminal charges against him.

Fish welcome:

Wanapum and Rock Island dams ready for spring chinook

Two for the road

This bicycle may not have been built for two, but it works.

Reichert in town to meet Mariachi Huenachi

WENATCHEE — U.S. Congressman Dave Reichert will attend a performance by Mariachi Huenachi at 2 p.m. Thursday in the Wenatchee High School Commons.

Man arrested after dog found severely injured

CASHMERE — A 45-year-old Milwaukee, Wis., man was arrested Monday night on suspicion of second-degree animal cruelty, first-degree malicious mischief and resisting arrest after an incident that left a small dog injured and bleeding.

Meth played a part in Waterville man’s death

WATERVILLE — Methamphetamine played a part in the 2013 death of a Waterville man who struggled with a Douglas County sheriff’s deputy during an arrest, according to recently released public records.

Leavenworth pot vote expected next week

LEAVENWORTH — Months of discussion about whether to allow state-sanctioned marijuana could come to an end — of sorts — April 22, the day Leavenworth’s current moratorium expires.

Diversity Council seeks input

WENATCHEE — The city of Wenatchee’s Diversity Advisory Council will hold a public hearing in May to gather input on potential barriers to public facilities and services.

Man hit by hammer, neighbor arrested

OKANOGAN — A 50-year-old Okanogan man was hospitalized Monday night after he being struck twice in the head and once in the hand with a hammer.

Gutzwiler calls it quits on PUD board

WENATCHEE — Twelve years on the Chelan County PUD board is enough for Commissioner Norm Gutzwiler, who has announced he won’t seek a third, 6-year term.