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Douglas commissioners seek orderly shorelines hearing

WATERVILLE — The Douglas County Commission on Tuesday will consider four amendments to the county’s shoreline development rules during a special public hearing at 5:30 p.m. at the county fairgrounds building in Waterville.

A little rain for the game

Partly sunny, breezy and dry conditions are forecast for Today and the Easter weekend after a splattering of light rain Thursday. Wind gusts of up to 30 mph could buffet the region today, but calming Saturday, according to the National Weather Service. Expect mostly sunny skies and gradually warming temperatures of up to 65 degrees by Sunday.
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Panning for gold

There’s gold in them thar’ streams. Joe Gill of Wenatchee pans for gold in the Wenatchee River, just downstream from the Sleepy Hollow Bridge. Gill said he’s been panning for gold off-and-on for the last 30 years.
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Youngsters get an early start on fishing season

Pit Lake will be the scene of a kid’s fishing day Saturday from 9a.m. to noon for children 14 and younger. Rock Island volunteers will serve coffee and doughnuts in the morning and hot dogs and soft drinks later. Some rods and reels will be available to borrow. The general trout opening day is April 26.
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With a little help …

With her father’s encouragement, Cael Hare, Mill Creek, tries to keep her balance on a Ripstik caster board while camping at Lincoln Rock State Park on Tuesday.
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Emails show PUD’s Wright was tipped to hiring concerns at Bonneville

WENATCHEE — Chelan County PUD General Manager Steve Wright says that emails released this month to a newspaper show that his actions as head of the Bonneville Power Administration were correct, if minimal, in delegating concerns about the federal agency’s practices for hiring veterans.
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Eastmont High remodel continues

EHS' front door is looking a lot different these days as the school's overall remodeling heads toward a summer completion.