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Senate committee hears funding needs following Carlton Complex Fires

OLYMPIA — From upgrades to Okanogan County’s emergency communications system and the city of Pateros’ water system to help with economic development, Okanogan County leaders on Thursday asked a Senate committee for financial aid in the wake of this summer’s Carlton Complex Fires.

Burn victim’s condition upgraded

WENATCHEE — A 63-year-old man who was burned in a fire up Squilchuck Road last week is now in serious condition at Harborview Medical Center.

Trailing off

Work on the northern trail extension of the Apple Capital Recreation Loop Trail, here seen from the Odabashian Bridge, has slowed to a virtual halt with the temperature turning to winter climate. According to Tony Rapozo with the Washington State Parks, if the weather moderates work will continue on minor slope work and erosion control along with signage and fencing. He said the trail will be blacktopped in the spring.

Prison term in child assault case

WENATCHEE — A 78-year-old Cashmere man who pleaded guilty to third-degree assault and communicating with a minor for immoral purposes earned an exceptional sentence Wednesday of one year in prison.

Members needed for two county boards

WATERVILLE — Douglas County commissioners are seeking applications from county residents willing to serve on either the planning commission or the water conservancy board.