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Washington test scores hold steady over 3 years

SEATTLE — Washington public school students are doing about as well on state tests as they have done over the past few years, but many more schools are failing to meet federal standards because the rules have changed, state education officials announced Wednesday.

Paving on Stemilt Loop Road delayed until Sept. 8

MALAGA — Paving work planned this week for Stemilt Loop Road has been postponed until Sept. 8 to give Chelan County crews time to clean up rain-caused washouts and debris deposits on roadways around the county.

Some closures still in place

TWISP — While most of the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest has reopened following wildfires and flooding, a few roads will remain closed through the Labor Day weekend.
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Measuring the vibe

PUD tests Peshastin Pinnacles area for effects of jackhammering

Campfire bans partly lifted

NCW — The Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest has partially lifted a forest-wide campfire ban.
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After the flood

On the eve of reopening, Eastmont High copes with a major water leak

Deported drug suspect returns to stand trial

WENATCHEE — A drug defendant whose deportation led Chelan County into a legal tussle over his bail has returned to the United States to face his felony charge.
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Railway reopens after fire

PATEROS — The Cascade & Columbia River Railroad is back running between Oroville and Wenatchee.

Pedestrian reports robbery

EAST WENATCHEE — A 31-year-old East Wenatchee man told police that he was robbed at knife-point Sunday night in the 1100 block of Valley Mall Parkway.
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July jobless rate falls to lowest in seven years

WENATCHEE — A summer surge in home construction and seasonal labor helped shrink Chelan and Douglas counties’ July unemployment rate by nearly 24 percent compared to one year ago.