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QUINCY — A 21-year-old Quincy man was killed Saturday morning in a two-car accident on Highway 28, a mile west of Quincy.

Christmas party lets parents shop alone

The Breath of Life church in East Wenatchee hosted a Christmas party for children Saturday morning, letting parents gift shop without their children watching what they bought. It's the third year of the event at the church that had a turnout of about 30 children between 3 and 10 years of age. The kids played games, decorated cookies, worked on crafts, and watched a short movie. 

Chelan seeks new council member

CHELAN — The city of Chelan is looking for someone to replace Mike Steele, a city councilman who is stepping down to serve in the state House of Representatives following his election on Nov. 8.

Chelan Seaplanes loses lease, glides to a halt

CHELAN — Lake Chelan’s only commercial seaplane service has suspended operations between Chelan and Stehekin following termination of the lease on a portion of its longtime lakeside location.

Appeals court to hear cases in Wenatchee

WENATCHEE — The state Court of Appeals will bring its Division III judges to Wenatchee on Tuesday to hear three cases in a Chelan County courtroom.

Tribal vets join Standing Rock protesters

NESPELEM — The Colville Confederated Tribes held a special ceremony in Nespelem on Friday to bless 10 tribal veterans who are joining other U.S. military vets converging the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s camp in North Dakota this weekend.

Cosmic Crisp to star at annual Hort Expo

WENATCHEE — Cosmic Crisp, the new star among apple varieties, will shine here starting Monday when it takes center stage at the Washington State Tree Fruit Association’s 112th Annual Meeting and NW Hort Expo.

Mechanical glitch stalls lift on Mission Ridge’s opening day

WENATCHEE — A stalled chairlift at Mission Ridge Ski & Board Resort restarted Friday afternoon after a mechanical problem interrupted service for three hours and forced skiers to evacuate lift chairs with the help of rappellers with the Mission Ridge Ski Patrol. 

Cold December follows warmest November

WENATCHEE — Yes, that was an unusually warm November. Mild fall temperatures set a new record for warm Wenatchee Novembers, in fact. 

Mission Ridge turns 50

Editor's note: The Mission Ridge Ski & Board Resort opens today, marking the 50th anniversary of Wenatchee's hometown ski area. In this report, Ridge promoters and skiers share their memories of the first opening day and the early years. 

Family remembers Alex Pulido

EAST WENATCHEE — Alejandro “Alex” Pulido and James Delp had been friends since kindergarten. They lived on opposite sides of Highway 28 a few miles outside East Wenatchee.