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Vehicle crashes into Waterville post office

WATERVILLE — A vehicle crashed into the Waterville post office Wednesday afternoon, narrowly missing a customer. The driver apparently stepped on the gas instead of the brake.

BNSF: Oil tank fires through Wenatchee would be small

WENATCHEE — Hot on the heels of a 15-car freight-car derailment just south of Wenatchee, a safety official for BNSF Railway told a room full of local emergency responders Wednesday that danger associated with an oil car derailment here would be small.

Toy store appeals license for pot store

WENATCHEE — The owners of Hooked on Toys have filed an administrative appeal of the business license issued to a new marijuana retail store.

From cop to tattoo shop

TONASKET — No one ever told Rob Burks not to quit his day job and pursue his passion. In fact, his wife rather liked the idea.

Grant County departments to close

EPHRATA — Grant County’s building and planning departments will be closed June 1 and 2 for department-wide trainings.

Water district warns of phone scammers

EAST WENATCHEE — East Wenatchee Water District officials received two calls Tuesday from customers who had been telephoned by scammers who threatened to shut off their water within hours if they didn’t pay.

Rocky Reach Trail to open in July

EAST WENATCHEE — The trail is paved but there's still landscaping and other work to be completed before the new Rocky Reach Trail opens to the public.

Mail on the move

WENATCHEE — The city’s post office takes its first step Saturday to move into new digs and, say national mail managers, a new era of U.S. Postal Service efficiency.

Burst the bubble

EAST WENATCHEE — Younglife of North Central Washington, a Christian youth group that reaches out to young people through volunteering and charity events, held its annual golf fundraiser Monday.