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News of record

News of record reports for Chelan County
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Wind whips up controlled burn

WENATCHEE — Wind temporarily made a burn pile look like it had gotten out of control about 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, prompting a neighbor to call the fire department.
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Rain increases mud flow worries in fire-affected areas

WENATCHEE — Rain is in the forecast through this weekend, ending several weeks of sunny autumn skies and prompting local officials to warn of possible mud slides in areas affected by recent wildfires.

Decision on hunting from Columbia River postponed

EAST WENATCHEE — After listening to people who supported and opposed a proposal to ban hunting from the Columbia River Tuesday night, Douglas County Commissioners postponed their decision until next Tuesday.

Local sheriffs come out against I-594

WENATCHEE — All four NCW sheriffs are among a majority of sheriffs in the state who are against Initiative 594, which would extend the requirement for background checks by gun sellers.
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Brief fire at Eaglerock

A controlled burn near homes on West Eaglerock Drive at about 11 a.m. Tuesday. By the time Chelan County Fire District 1 arrived, the fire had been knocked down.
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Entiat hatchery spawns its first native sons and daughters

ENTIAT — Hatchery technician Chuck Hamstreet was all business Thursday as he shoved the carcass of a silvery summer chinook salmon through a circular electronic “PIT tag” reader and onto an examination table at the Entiat National Fish Hatchery.

Carlton bridge closes for repairs

The bridge on Highway 153 at Carlton closed shortly after noon Tuesday when a routine check revealed cracks in a pillar.

Experience key in Grant County assessor race

EPHRATA — Two veteran public servants, both calling for streamlined and equitable property assessments, face off Nov. 4 for the office of Grant County Assessor.

George man injured in two-vehicle collision

QUINCY — A 74-year-old George man was in airlifted to Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane Monday with injuries suffered in a two-vehicle collision on Highway 28 three miles west of Quincy.