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College wants to change zoning, ease building hassles

WENATCHEE — With about $40 million in capital projects planned over the next four years, Wenatchee Valley College would like to simplify the way it gets permission from the city to do them.

Make a Difference Day planning meeting Wednesday

WENATCHEE — People wanting to get involved in this year’s Make a Difference Day can attend can attend a public planning and information meeting at 4 p.m. Wednesday at the The Wenatchee World office, 14 N. Mission St.

Lawsuit accuses ousted Chelan teacher of rape

SPOKANE — The Lake Chelan School District faces a federal lawsuit over its employment of a teacher-coach fired after allegations of sexual misconduct with students.

Deputy dragged by car during arrest attempt

LEAVENWORTH — A car driven by a man wanted by authorities dragged a Chelan County sheriff’s deputy about 10 feet Wednesday night while the deputy was trying to arrest him.

Quincy and fire district strike deal

QUINCY — Quincy and Grant County Fire District have reached a seven-year agreement for service that will continue the partnership through 2022.

Fire crews winding down on Tumwater fire

LEAVENWORTH — The Tumwater Mountain fire near Leavenworth remained at 70 percent contained this morning but 70 firefighters were on scene, down from 100 on Wednesday.

Sheriff’s Office seeks burglary, car prowl victims

CHELAN — Chelan County sheriff’s deputies are asking Chelan area residents to contact them if they have been the victim of a rash of burglaries and vehicle prowls since the beginning of the month.

Pateros man died of severe beating

OKANOGAN — A Pateros man whose body was found near a Columbia River boat launch south of Pateros on Monday was beaten to death, an autopsy revealed.