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Preparing for a feed

Marcus Neilson, banquet chef for the Wenatchee Red Lion Hotel, slices sausages made from elk and deer, preparing for Saturday night's annual Wenatchee Sportsmen's Association Wild Game Feed. The menu also included pheasant, cougar, moose and salmon. The event is the main fund raiser-for the organization. Neilson says he loves dried meat. "It's torture not to be able to just eat it."

Police investigate restaurant fracas

WENATCHEE — City police are looking into an assault reported Saturday night at a Wenatchee restaurant, in which the attacker allegedly carried a firearm.

Two NCW projects on acquisition list

NCW — The state is considering acquiring a conservation easement northeast of Twisp and rangeland north of Coulee Dam. 

National Alliance on Mental Illness: You are not alone

Chelan-Douglas NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Health) began in 1985 as a result of friends and family seeking support when they found their mentally ill loved ones were not receiving appropriate treatment and sometimes being jailed because of their behavior.

NCW spends a ‘Day Without Immigrants’

WENATCHEE — Many immigrant workers and their families around the region stayed home from work and kept their kids home from school Thursday to support the nationwide "Day Without Immigrants" boycott. And some of the region's biggest employers supported them.

Snow slides close several roads in Chelan County

NCW — Snow slides closed at least three roads Thursday in Chelan County, but there’s less risk of slides Friday, according to the Northwest Avalanche Center, which monitors and forecasts avalanche activity.

Kia mentors take mission to heart

WENATCHEE — The trucks of Monster Jam grabbed Nick Fukuzawa’s attention when the now 20-year-old was in grade school. By the time he was in eighth grade, Grave Digger was his hero and his goal was to drive one of the huge-tired trucks that span the globe-wowing crowds with speed and crushing capabilities.