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Fire forces family of six to flee

ORONDO — A family of six escaped without injury when a possible vehicle fire destroyed a garage and spread to an adjacent house on Brays Landing late Thursday night.

Pateros, 100 days after the firestorm

PATEROS — It’s been 100 days today since the Carlton Complex Fires crested the hill above Pateros, jumped into town, and ravaged two city blocks and took out several more homes.

Erosion engineering

WENATCHEE — Lewis and Clark Elementary School students studied erosion control system for during a STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) field program on Thursday.

Lighting up Leavenworth

LEAVENWORTH — With fall leaves dropping and Oktoberfest over, Matt LaRoy and Lee Marion with the Leavenworth Chamber of Commerce are busy stringing up thousands of Christmas lights in the downtown park.

City may spend $85,000 for park site

WENATCHEE — The city is proposing to spend $85,000 in grant money earmarked for improving disadvantaged neighborhoods to buy land for a small “pocket park.”

This week’s gas prices

Local gas prices dropped a whopping 14 cents per gallon on average this past week.

Tears, anger come out in hearing on Carlton Complex Fires

OKANOGAN — What they heard and saw was different. But the overriding concerns of many Okanogan County residents who spoke at a public meeting about the Carlton Complex Fires Wednesday night was the same: After taking over management of four small lightning-caused fires, state Department of Natural Resource crews sat idly by until they were too big for anyone to control.

Science is fun!

Kids had a blast when Pacific Science Center’s Science on Wheels visited Washington Elementary School Wednesday.

Rust colors of fall

Colors of Tumwater Canyon show through in a drizzle of rain Friday afternoon around the old iron bridge at the Pipeline Trail.

Household hazardous waste Saturday

WENATCHEE — Chelan County residents can get rid of household hazardous wastes Saturday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the county shop building, 210 Easy St.