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Waterville man stable after motorcycle crash

COULEE CITY — A 53-year-old Waterville man was reported in stable condition at Columbia Basin Hospital in Ephrata, where he was transported this morning after a motorcycle crash.

Human remains found northeast of Leavenworth

LEAVENWORTH — The Chelan County Sheriff’s Office is investigating some badly decomposed human remains discovered on U.S. Forest Service land Sunday in the Beaver Creek area, some 15 miles northeast of Leavenworth.

Weather forecast: Gorgeous

WENATCHEE — Not too hot, not too cold, a little breezy but otherwise drop-dead gorgeous.

Nason Creek rest area closed until Tuesday for lack of water

COLES CORNER — The Nason Creek rest area on Highway 2 is closed today through at least part of Tuesday because of a problem with its water supply, the state Department of Transportations said in a news release late Sunday.
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Launching a boat today? Head to Hydro Park

WENATCHEE — Labor Day boaters can put in only at Kirby Billingsley Hydro Park today on the Columbia River between Rock Island and Rocky Reach dams.

Bridgeport man airlifted after crash

MANSFIELD — A 33-year-old Bridgeport man was airlifted to Confluence Health in Wenatchee early this morning after a rollover accident five miles west of Mansfield.
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Remembering the nightmare

PATEROS — July 17: To say it was a tough day in the battle against the Carlton Complex fires is an understatement.
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Summer’s last hoorah!

WENATCHEE — The Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest has partially lifted a forest-wide campfire ban.Just in time for Labor Day weekend, campfires are allowed, but only in metal campfire pits in designated campgrounds on six of the seven ranger districts.
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Ephrata farmer, daughter to compete on TV’s ‘Survivor’

A Quincy survivor: Now this should be fun. Ephrata farmer Dale Wentworth and his 28-year-old daughter Kelley will bring Central Washington flair to CBS’s “Survivor” this fall. “I didn’t come here to make friends; I came here to make money,” says Dale in a promotional video for the show. They will compete with — and ultimately against — each other on the show where only one person is left standing to claim $1 million.

City’s share of museum budget to hold steady for now

The city of Wenatchee’s funding of the Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center will remain as-is into 2016, while the facility prepares a new five-year plan against possible future finance cuts.

Campfire restrictions eased

NCW — Just in time for Labor Day Weekend, state and federal agencies eased campfire restrictions.

Tumwater Campground closed

LEAVENWORTH — The Wenatchee River Ranger District closed the Tumwater Campground for the rest of the season on Friday, due to concerns of possible flooding.

City’s share of museum budget to hold steady for now

WENATCHEE — The city of Wenatchee’s funding of the Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center will remain as-is into 2016, while the facility prepares a new five-year plan against possible future finance cuts.