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Auditor’s office finds WVC mismanaged capital projects

WENATCHEE — The state Auditor's Office Thursday released results of its investigation of a whistleblower complaint asserting that Wenatchee Valley College's president and vice president of administrative services mismanaged capital projects by failing to correctly follow public works contracting laws.

Police: Suspect disclosed sex crime to counselor

WENATCHEE — A Wenatchee man was jailed Thursday on suspicion of child rape and incest, three years after allegedly telling his counselor he had sexually assaulted two children in his family in 2012.

Driver arrested after flight from cops

LEAVENWORTH — A motorist faces a charge of eluding police after allegedly fleeing at high speed from a State Patrol trooper on Highway 2 Sunday afternoon.

Cathedral Rock Road now open

MALAGA — Chelan County Public Works crews reopened Cathedral Rock Road last week. The private road above Malaga had been closed due to a slide and crumbling of Joe Miller Road, a county road that runs above Cathedral Rock Road.

Wilf Woods | The story of Alibaba

Jack Ma runs one of the world's largest companies in China, Alibaba, an e-company empire. Duncan Clark, who has followed Ma's career, has a new book about the amazing success of this private company.

Trees for tots

A line forms to pick up seedlngs on Arbor Day.

Old news

100 years ago — 1916

Witness reports mirror Omak officer’s story on fatal arrest

OMAK — Four Omak citizens who witnessed an arrest that left 33-year-old Wade Hudson dead told a Washington State Patrol investigator the same basic account as arresting Officer Shane Schaefer. His actions have been under scrutiny since the Sept. 26 incident.

Runway light failure sends flight back to Seattle

EAST WENATCHEE — An Alaska Airlines flight was forced to return to Seattle late Thursday night with 54 passengers aboard when the runway lights at Pangborn Memorial Airport failed to light.