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Two escape serious injury in crash with semi

EAST WENATCHEE — Two Brewster men were taken to the hospital but were not seriously injured after crashing into a semi tractor-trailer on Highway 2, three miles north of East Wenatchee Tuesday evening, officials said.

PUDs warn of email scams

WENATCHEE — PUDs are warning their customers of a familiar phone scam with a new, email twist.

Man ejected in Ephrata crash

EPHRATA - A 22-year-old Moses Lake man is in satisfactory condition today after rolling his vehicle south of Ephrata Tuesday morning.

Ephrata child-porn conviction thrown out

SPOKANE — An Ephrata man found guilty of possessing child pornography won dismissal of his case Tuesday from the Court of Appeals, which ruled police did not properly advise him of his rights before entering his home without a warrant.
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Stuck jeep may have to be airlifted

ENTIAT — Self-employed Wenatchee mental health counselor Mark Brandt is facing a $175 fine for tearing up the mountainside with his brand new Jeep last month.

New neighborhood planner has Olympic dreams

WENATCHEE — Sure Brooklyn Holton had dreams of one day competing in the Olympics. What youthful athlete doesn’t want to be the best of the best in their sport?

Warm weather means spring sports

Spring sports have sprung with practices going on all around North Central Washington. The Wenatchee Valley Lacrosse team "Thunder" began practice a week ago. The club team's first game is Tuesday in Snohomish.

New bill would save Stehekin School District

OLYMPIA — Sen. Linda Evans Parlette, R-Wenatchee, is sponsoring a bill that will allow Stehekin to keep its independent school district with only three students this year.

Embezzlement from city brings firmer financial hand

ROCK ISLAND — Financial controls at the city of Rock Island “were not adequate to safeguard public resources,” enabling a city employee to embezzle more than $13,000 from its payroll system in the last two years, a state audit concluded.

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Federal suit claims discrimination at Stemilt

WENATCHEE — A former human resources director for Stemilt Growers has sued in federal court, claiming she and other Hispanic and female employees suffered discrimination at the agricultural firm.