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Fire burns mobile home for a second time

WENATCHEE — Fire ignited Wednesday in the charred remains of a south Wenatchee mobile home that originally burned to the ground in March. Fire officials were unsure what caused the second blaze.

Wolverine Fire becomes active

LUCERNE — Firefighters were preparing Thursday to wrap cabins on National Park Service land with fireproof material as the Wolverine Fire near Lucerne becomes more active.

Pursuit starts at bank, ends in foothills

WENATCHEE — A 22-year-old Wenatchee man was in jail Wednesday afternoon after a high-speed pursuit that started at a Wenatchee bank and ended in the foothills west of town.

School budget provides some increases

WENATCHEE — A proposed Wenatchee School District budget for 2015-2016 school year would give teachers a 3 percent cost-of-living increase and provide more cash for curriculum and staffing at schools.

Crescent Bar settlement, golf course approved

EPHRATA — Grant County PUD commissioners and Crescent Bar Island leaseholders have approved a final settlement that ends five years of litigation and could usher the PUD-owned, Columbia River island into a new era of cooperation and expanded public access.

Movement makes sense with Travers

NCW — Twenty-two years ago, Kerry Travers couldn’t play the violin for more than five minutes without feeling pain.
Jason Lundgren

5 things | Salmon recovery caught in middle of many demands

Hello, my name is Jason Lundgren and I’m the executive director of the Cascade Columbia Fisheries Enhancement Group (CCFEG), a local North Central Washington non-profit dedicated to improving conditions for native fish through habitat restoration and community education programs.

Oroville School Board tables arming staff, for now

OROVILLE — A week after hosting a community forum on whether to arm some staff members with guns in case of a school shooting, the Oroville School Board tabled the idea on Monday.