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Ice melt cometh

The lagoon at Walla Walla Point Park, once frozen over, is in the midst of melting. A sign at a local hardware store seems to be declaring what we already know.

Competing mascots

There was a bit of a fun-natured tussle between periods of the Wenatchee Wild hockey game Friday night as the Quincy jackrabbit mascot and the Wild's wolf mascot, Walt, played a game of musical chairs with members of local Future Business Leaders of America students. The jackrabbit came out on top to make the finals but lost to the Wenatchee Wild's junior mascot named Wolfie.

Phone outage scheduled in Ephrata

EPHRATA — Telephone service for government offices in city of Ephrata will not be working from 2 to 5 p.m. Friday while the phone system is upgraded.

One-way bridge is topic of meetings

CHELAN — The Chelan City Council and Chelan Mayor Mike Cooney will host two open house sessions next week — one with merchants and one with other citizens — to discuss the potential impacts of making the Woodin Avenue Bridge a one-way bridge.

WDFW names 2016 officer of the year

WINTHROP — Officer Jason Day was recently selected as the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife 2016 Enforcement Officer of the year.

Skier rescued after breaking leg

BLEWETT PASS — A 46-year-old Shoreline man was rescued Monday after breaking his leg while cross-country skiing about 14 miles south of Dryden.

Lake Chelan study brings community together

MANSON — Manson High School sophomore Marco Sanchez peered into Lake Chelan and watched the black-and-white checkered Secchi disk drop slowly under the water.

Preparing for a feed

Marcus Neilson, banquet chef for the Wenatchee Red Lion Hotel, slices sausages made from elk and deer, preparing for Saturday night's annual Wenatchee Sportsmen's Association Wild Game Feed. The menu also included pheasant, cougar, moose and salmon. The event is the main fund raiser-for the organization. Neilson says he loves dried meat. "It's torture not to be able to just eat it."

Police investigate restaurant fracas

WENATCHEE — City police are looking into an assault reported Saturday night at a Wenatchee restaurant, in which the attacker allegedly carried a firearm.