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Jason Lundgren

5 things | Salmon recovery caught in middle of many demands

Hello, my name is Jason Lundgren and I’m the executive director of the Cascade Columbia Fisheries Enhancement Group (CCFEG), a local North Central Washington non-profit dedicated to improving conditions for native fish through habitat restoration and community education programs.

Oroville School Board tables arming staff, for now

OROVILLE — A week after hosting a community forum on whether to arm some staff members with guns in case of a school shooting, the Oroville School Board tabled the idea on Monday.

Cooler waters entice sockeye to migrate

LAKE WENATCHEE — Cooler weather over the last week has brought down water temperatures in the Wenatchee River and enticed thousands of sockeye to migrate to Lake Wenatchee.

Ukulele ladies learn and laugh

WENATCHEE — When you're smiling, the whole world smiles with you. And when you're playing ukulele and singing old tunes, it's pretty darn hard to keep from smiling.

A little off the top

Workers remove roof tiles from Lincoln Elementary School in Wenatchee on Friday.

2015 home sales nearing peak levels

WENATCHEE — Home sales in the Wenatchee market surged in the first half of 2015 to beat last year by more than 30 percent and, say real estate agents, put big smiles on sellers' faces.

Wenatchee attorney sworn in as Okanogan judge

OKANOGAN — Okanogan County commissioners appointed Robert Grim — an attorney at Kottkamp & Yedinak in Wenatchee for the last three years — as Okanogan County District Court Judge.

Tree party

A couple hosts an inaugural party for their new tree deck at their home in Wenatchee.

Four lawsuits over 2012 Douglas County fire

WATERVILLE — An organic orchard south of Brewster is enmeshed in four lawsuits over its part in a 2012 brushfire, brought by the state, the PUD, and two nearby farm operations.