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Judge bars swastika display in neighbors’ spat

WENATCHEE — A judge's ruling bars a Wenatchee man from displaying swastikas or other hate symbols on one wall of his barn after he posted the Nazi emblem to harass his Jewish neighbor.

Hank, the Mayor of Memorial Park

WENATCHEE — You may not know it yet, but Hank loves you. You may not know who Hank is, but he loves you. And you’re his friend, too.

Shooting death being investigated as homicide

MOSES LAKE — Grant County sheriff's detectives are investigating the shooting death of an Ephrata man in Moses Lake Monday night as a homicide, a Sheriff's Office spokesman says.

More damages discovered on forest roads

NCW — As snow melts from higher-elevations roads in North Central Washington, road damage is being discovered throughout the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest.

Hearing scheduled for fruit packers’ wastewater permit

LEAVENWORTH — The state Department of Ecology will host a training session, workshop and public hearing in Leavenworth later this month on new requirements for fruit packers to ensure their wastewater complies with discharge standards.

PUD greenlights seven Public Power Benefit projects

WENATCHEE — Chelan County PUD commissioners gave a thumbs-up on Monday to free day-use park passes, a rehab of the Horan Natural Area and continued expansion of the utility's fiber optic data system.

Reinfeld promoted to police captain

WENATCHEE — Edgar Reinfeld, a 12-year veteran and acting captain of the Wenatchee Police Department, will take over those duties formally June 1.

NCW schools make top high school list

MANSON — Liberty Bell High School and Manson High School were named as two of the state and nation's best high schools in a ranking by US News & World Report.

Wilf Woods: Enjoy Apple Blossom week

This week our Apple Blossom Festival goes into its busiest time, with the Memorial Park food and entertainment in full swing, with the carnival opening and with all the other events making this week special.

School district newsletter named Best in State

WENATCHEE — Wenatchee School District's community newsletter, Inside Wenatchee Schools, was named Best in State at a Washington School Public Relations Association conference held Thursday and Friday in Leavenworth.

9-month sentence in theft from dementia patients

WENATCHEE — A Leavenworth woman pleaded guilty Monday to stealing money and identity information from two dementia patients under her care, and earned a nine-month sentence.

Rape charge leveled in Manson assault

WENATCHEE — A Manson man is charged with first-degree rape and burglary after allegedly entering a woman's home to assault her, saying her boyfriend had given him permission.

Apple Blossom Past… 1976

♦ Jan Randall was queen of the 57th Apple Blossom Festival held April 22-May 2.

Midweek rain to cool spring heatwave

WENATCHEE — A record-breaking warm April will continue into early May with the addition of possible thundershowers arriving Wednesday and Thursday.