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Man arrested after laser pointed at motorists

WENATCHEE — A 26-year-old Wenatchee man pointed a laser light at motorists driving in the 400 block of South Chelan Avenue early Saturday morning, Wenatchee police say.
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Leavenworth fire throwing up lots of smoke

LEAVENWORTH — Fire crews and helicopters were trying to tame a human-caused wildfire burning in brush and timber near the mouth of Tumwater Canyon in Leavenworth Sunday morning.

Trinidad wildfire 30 percent contained

TRINIDAD — A fast moving wildfire threatened several homes but didn’t burn any structures while racing through 300 acres of brush and dry grass near Trinidad Saturday afternoon.

Two injured in Highway 20 crash

MAZAMA — A two-vehicle crash on Highway 20, 20 miles west of Winthrop, sent two people to Mid-Valley Hospital in Omak Saturday.

Hospital will continue with existing treatment for the mentally ill

WENATCHEE — Dr. Pete Rutherford, CEO at Confluence Health, said Friday that a recent state Supreme Court ruling won’t affect how the hospital treats mentally ill patients who are being detained because they are a threat to themselves or others.

Farewell to Dr. Zook

One of the medical community’s stalwarts, Dr. Wayne Zook, has died this past week at Gig Harbor, where he and his wife had retired.

Living in fire country

ENTIAT — When you live in fire country as long as Mike and Chris Mallon have, you look at your surroundings a little differently.

News of record

News of record reports for Chelan and Douglas counties

Wells Hatchery overhaul planned for 2015

AZWELL — Douglas County PUD commissioners have approved up to $3.2 million for engineering work to overhaul the aged fish hatchery at Wells Dam.

Be there or be square

The 30th annual NCW Quilt Guild Harvest of Quilts has started at Town Toyota Center.

Remembering 9/11 victims

WENATCHEE — More than 50 people stood silently as the Wenatchee Fire Department hosted a tribute Thursday morning to those who lost their lives in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks against the United States.