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Parkside plans coming together

WENATCHEE — After years of delay and setbacks, the transformation of a former nursing home into a hub of mental health services is starting to come together.

Valley’s lifeblood starts its spring flow

WENATCHEE — In a spring ritual that has spanned more than 100 years, water began flushing through the Highline Canal this week, connecting irrigation users between Dryden, Wenatchee and the western rim of Douglas County.

New Yahoo! finds room to grow

WENATCHEE — The Confluence Technology Center will be the third data center operated by its newest tenant, Yahoo! Japan, and that company’s first outside of Japan.

February jobless rate falls as construction, tourism rise

WENATCHEE — Surges in construction, tourism and retail helped shrink the February unemployment rate in Chelan and Douglas counties to 8.9 percent, a drop of 0.6 of a percentage point from the same month last year.

Grief Place finds a new place after arson

WENATCHEE — A box of photos reeking of smoke sits on a table in the small house at 1337 Fifth St. The photos previously hung on the wall of the former location of the Grief Place, which was destroyed in a fire set by an arsonist March 24.

Spring bridge cleaning

North Wenatchee over the Wenatchee River bridge was down to one lane this past weekend as crews cleaned the bridge. Doing the work were crews from the state Department of Transportation. The cleaning will let inspectors get a better view of the bridge joints.

City recycling event this Saturday

WENATCHEE — Wenatchee residents can recycle their old car batteries, scrap iron, desktop computers and monitors, TVs, appliances, tires and yard waste this Saturday for free.

Two arrested after rash of tire slashings

EAST WENATCHEE — A person who saw a suspicious person early Saturday morning may have helped solve a case that involves the puncturing or slashing of tires on 43 vehicles in East Wenatchee.