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Mudslides: McNeil Canyon, Highway 97 both reopen

NCW — Flash flooding and mudslides closed Highway 97 and McNeil Canyon Road for a few hours Tuesday evening, but authorities say damage was limited after rain fell on fire-scarred hillsides.

Fire crews train on new emergency fire truck

EAST WENATCHEE — The arrival of a new fire truck at Pangborn Memorial Airport increases the chances of finding people in low-visibility, emergency situations.

Cashmere skate park takes shape

Matt Stark of Portland-based Evergreen Stateparks smooths a freshly-poured concrete slab in Cashmere's Riverside Park on Monday. The skate park should be completed next week, said Mark Botello, director of planning and building for the city. It's part of a $500,000 project to renovate Riverside Park, funded by grants from the state Recreation and Conservation Office.

Douglas County seeks new planning member

WATERVILLE — Douglas County commissioners are looking fill a seat on the county planning commission to replace Roger Miller, who is moving away.

Delays expected from bridge and slope work

NCW — Bridge and slope-stabilization work is expected to cause traffic delays of up to 20 minutes in Leavenworth and the Methow Valley starting Tuesday.

Rotenone proposed for Grant County lakes

EPHRATA — The state Department of Fish and Wildlife will host a public meeting next week to discuss plans to treat lakes in Grant County with rotenone in order to remove certain species.

Cool weather, yes, but don’t get used to it

WENATCHEE — If you’re enjoying this cool summer weather, well, don’t get too comfortable. The high temperatures in the mid-70s of the last few days isn’t expected to last, according to the National Weather Service.
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Apple carvers

People interested in making dried apple dolls took the first step in carving apple faces Saturday.