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Tuesday Night

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Vietnam vets honored

Charlie Suriano, East Wenatchee, waits with the rest of a color guard for the start of a ceremony honoring Vietnam veterans at Pybus Public Market on Thursday. About 300 people crowded into the market's event center for speeches, music, and a video honoring veterans in the continuing commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the war. Ceremonies are being held from 2012 to 2025 honoring veterans who were on active duty any time between Nov. 1, 1955, and May 15, 1975. Suriano served in the Navy from 1969 and 1972.

See an elk? Report it!

NCW — If you see an elk, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife wants to know about it. And if you see one that's dead or limping, they really want to know about it.

Coyote finally gets adopted

The Wenatchee Area Genealogical Society adopted their whimsical coyote Tuesday afternoon with a ceremony in front of their building.

NCW steelhead fishing cancelled due to low numbers

NCW — The state has banned steelhead fishing in all of North Central Washington for the first time in 15 years due to a steelhead run that's about a third of its average size.

Douglas PUD wants a rate increase

EAST WENATCHEE — The PUD with the cheapest electricity in the country will ask its commissioners later this month to approve a rate increase to boost revenues by $1 million.

Okanogan hosts disability resource fair

OKANOGAN — People with disabilities are invited to a resource and transition fair for students and adults from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday at the Okanogan County Fairgrounds Agriplex building.

Candidates to debate Thursday night

WENATCHEE — Twelve candidates up for election on Nov. 8 will take to the podium during a debate Thursday night at Wenatchee Valley College.

Eastside rape allegation remains on hold

EAST WENATCHEE — Charges have not been filed in a Douglas County case in which a woman said she was raped on the Apple Capital Recreation Loop Trail on Sept. 28.

Art of Community | Chief Crown’s engagement efforts a healthy change

New Wenatchee Police Chief Steve Crown is setting a strong example of leadership as he gets to know the department and the community. His commitment to collaboration and tapping into the wisdom of the community and members of his department are in perfect alignment with the grass roots-driven Our Valley What’s Next process of community improvement.