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On the lamb

The NCW Fair began its four-day run in Waterville today.

Suspect charged with drug sales

WATERVILLE — An East Wenatchee man faces multiple drug charges after a police search of his home in the 2000 block of Fourth Street Southeast.

Wenatchee teen dies in crash

MALAGA — An 18-year-old Wenatchee woman died in a vehicle crash on the Colockum Road Wednesday night, and the 55-year-old driver was taken to Confluence Health with injuries.

Lightning sparks fires

TONASKET — A lightning storm on Monday night sparked a small fire in the Bannon Mountain area near Tonasket, but U.S. Forest Service firefighters were able to contain the blaze at just over two acres.

Fireworks ban on hold

WENATCHEE — Officials in Chelan and Douglas counties say they want to see local statistics on fireworks-caused fires before considering a ban on all fireworks in the two counties.

School district settles with teacher in charge when student drowned

WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee School District has agreed to a settlement that will compensate the high school teacher who presided over a P.E. class in which a student drowned in 2011 while keeping him from returning to his teaching and coaching position at the school.

Vehicle pursuit ends in crash

OMAK — A Tonasket man is in jail this morning after a vehicle pursuit by the Washington State Patrol that ended in a crash in Omak on Tuesday evening.

Chikamin Bridge work to cause detour delays Friday

LAKE WENATCHEE — Crews setting girders to rebuild Chikamin Bridge will need to close the bridge’s detour route for up to one hour at a time Friday to stage materials and equipment.

Suspect wanted in stabbing incident

OROVILLE — Authorities issued an arrest warrant Tuesday for a suspect accused of entering an Oroville area home on July 31 and stabbing a 58-year-old man several times.