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Crescent Bar Islanders could get new 36-year leases

EPHRATA -- Grant County PUD staffers today recommended that commissioners approve new 36-year leases for Crescent Bar Island leaseholders, potentially ending 5 years of litigation that have so far cost the utility $3.2 million in legal costs.

Short standoff ends with arrest

ROCK ISLAND -- Douglas County deputies on Sunday arrested a Rock Island man on suspicion of breaking down the door of a woman's Wenatchee home and threatening her life.

67 cats altered at first-ever low-cost clinic

WENATCHEE -- Sixty-seven cats, including 15 feral cats, can no longer burden their low-income human caretakers with kittens following Sunday’s first-ever Wenatchee Valley Humane Society low-cost spay/neuter clinic.
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Airplane, trailer destroyed in airport hangar fire

Update: 10:55 a.m. Tuesday -- Fire investigators have determined a likely cause of the fire that destroyed a hangar and airplane at Pangborn Memorial Airport on Sunday. But they aren't releasing the cause until the company that insured the hangar conducts its own investigation into the cause, said Brian Brett, assistant chief for Douglas County Fire District 2.
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Pflugrath wins 500th game of WVC career

PENDLETON, Ore. -- Shelly Pflugrath coached the 700th game of her decorated Wenatchee Valley College softball career in the first game of the Knights' road doubleheader against Blue Mountain on Saturday.

Deputies investigating Chelan bomb threat

CHELAN -- A male caller to Chelan and Douglas counties' emergency dispatch center phoned in a threat Saturday to blow up a downtown Chelan building and execute any survivors with a firearm, police said.
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Winthrop biathlete recovering after colliding with a tree

WINTHROP -- World-class biathlete Casey Smith is recovering at his family home in Winthrop from multiple broken bones and a punctured lung he suffered after skidding into a tree during a pre-race practice run in Canada.