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Panning for gold

There’s gold in them thar’ streams. Joe Gill of Wenatchee pans for gold in the Wenatchee River, just downstream from the Sleepy Hollow Bridge. Gill said he’s been panning for gold off-and-on for the last 30 years.

Youngsters get an early start on fishing season

Pit Lake will be the scene of a kid’s fishing day Saturday from 9a.m. to noon for children 14 and younger. Rock Island volunteers will serve coffee and doughnuts in the morning and hot dogs and soft drinks later. Some rods and reels will be available to borrow. The general trout opening day is April 26.
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With a little help …

With her father’s encouragement, Cael Hare, Mill Creek, tries to keep her balance on a Ripstik caster board while camping at Lincoln Rock State Park on Tuesday.
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Emails show PUD’s Wright was tipped to hiring concerns at Bonneville

WENATCHEE — Chelan County PUD General Manager Steve Wright says that emails released this month to a newspaper show that his actions as head of the Bonneville Power Administration were correct, if minimal, in delegating concerns about the federal agency’s practices for hiring veterans.
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Eastmont High remodel continues

EHS' front door is looking a lot different these days as the school's overall remodeling heads toward a summer completion.

Morel mushroom permits available

WENATCHEE — People wanting to hunt for morel mushrooms this spring can get a permit to harvest them commercially on the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest beginning Monday.
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Wenatchee wolf pack’s existence in doubt

WENATCHEE — A female wolf that biologists thought made up half of Wenatchee’s fledgling wolf pack has rejoined her old pack near Cle Elum, leaving doubt that the local one still exists.

Wenatchee gas price: $3.58/gallon

Local gas prices have inreased nearly 40 cents a gallon over the past two months, but are still well below the state average cost per gallon.
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Fish welcome:

Wanapum and Rock Island dams ready for spring chinook