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Man arrested in store stalking incident

WENATCHEE — A 23-year-old Cashmere man was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of stalking after a woman reported that a man used his cell phone to video her and later touched her buttocks at the Wenatchee Walmart.

Housing? Bees? City sets planning priorities

WENATCHEE — With a large pending annexation, increasing construction activity and a new plan for South Wenatchee in the works, city planners will be busy this year.

City may restrict street-closing events

WENATCHEE — The city is considering limiting the number of events that close streets and charging more money to groups that put them on to help cover the city’s expenses.

Demonstration set for exoskeleton machine

WENATCHEE — A computerized exoskeleton that can help disabled people walk and recover will be demonstrated at noon Tuesday at the Confluence Technology Center, 285 Technology Way in Olds Station.

Volunteer Fair Saturday at Pybus Market

WENATCHEE — More than 30 non-profit organizations will set up booths at Pybus Market from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday for the Wenatchee Valley’s first “Community Power Day: A Volunteer Fair.”

Strolling with resolve

LINCOLN ROCK — Tori Gorr strolls with her cocker spaniel Wyatt Jan. 10 along a boat dock at Lincoln Rock State Park.

Starts, stops may have caused unit failure at Rocky Reach Dam

WENATCHEE — The challenge presented by unpredictable bursts of wind-generated electricity on the regional grid may be the indirect cause of an electrical failure late last month that knocked a unit out of service at Rocky Reach Dam.

Stolen checks lead to felony charges

WENATCHEE — Three people are charged with forgery for allegedly writing about $2,000 worth of checks from a single stolen checkbook.

Foundation aims to organize NCW chaplains

WENATCHEE — Darren Crutchfield, chaplain for the Chelan County Sheriff’s Office, is hoping a new foundation will organize chaplains for first responders in Chelan, Douglas and Grant counties.

Bridgeport and Omak schools win state career guidance awards

OLYMPIA — Bridgeport High School and Omak Middle School were among 46 Washington schools to receive the Career Guidance Award of Excellence from the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction for their outstanding career and college readiness programs.