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Douglas County nixes pot cooperatives

WATERVILLE — Commissioners in Douglas County decided last month to ban medical marijuana cooperatives in unincorporated areas of the county.

Car leaves road and hits Wenatchee business

WENATCHEE — Police arrested a 23-year-old Entiat man Thursday after the car he was driving failed to negotiate an S-curve on south Chelan Avenue and then crashed into a business.

Lawmakers to host phone meeting

NCW — Constituents in the 7th District are invited to a telephone town hall meeting with state lawmakers from 6 to 7 p.m. next Thursday.

Bigfoot researchers study Sunnyslope prints | Video

SUNNYSLOPE — Paul Graves stands in a field buried in a foot of snow with his legs stretched one in front of the other like some cruel game of Twister. He’s trying to mirror a mysterious set of tracks that recently appeared in Sunnyslope.
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Small avalanche closed lane on Mission Ridge Road

MISSION RIDGE — Mission Ridge Road was reduced to one lane of alternating traffic for about four hours Thursday morning after an avalanche blocked the southbound lane near milepost 3.8.
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Learning about the heart

Over 40 kids participated in “Matters of the Heart,” at the Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center in Wenatchee on Saturday. They were gowned up, and explored cow and pig hearts in a dissection lab setting along with the help of over 10 area medical professionals. After an hour of probing the hearts, participants met with artist Terry Valdez, creating a medically correct valentine, a watercolor painting based on the human heart.
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Grizzly meeting draws bear-size crowd

CASHMERE — Some 160 people packed Cashmere’s Riverside Center Tuesday to learn about federal plans to reintroduce grizzly bears to what is thought to be the bears' old stomping grounds in the North Cascades. 

Local DUI case gets a Supreme Court airing

OLYMPIA — In a case to be heard next week by the state Supreme Court, Chelan County is suing to have evidence reinstated in a DUI case where a sheriff's deputy made a mistake in seeking a driver's breath sample.

Quincy hospital turns to committee for financial advice

QUINCY — The Quincy Valley Medical Center is turning to a community committee to help it resolve longstanding financial problems that continue even after the public hospital district closed its long-term care and laid off nearly one-third of its staff.
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Award winning ¡Team Naturaleza! engages the Latino community

In 2012 ¡Team Naturaleza! was founded with a mission to engage Central Washington Latino communities in informal natural science education and outdoor recreation. It is a partnership between public agencies, civic organizations and individuals to encourage Spanish-speaking members of the community to recreate outdoors on public lands and to enjoy learning about the science of nature.
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Riverfront rec area plan taking shape

EAST WENATCHEE — The recreation and natural area the Chelan County PUD is developing in Douglas County just south of the Odabashian Bridge will soon get a new name.

Chelan doctor restricted from prescribing

CHELAN — Dr. Michael Travers, a longtime family practice physician in Chelan, cannot prescribe opioids or benzodiazepines until he resolves civil charges by the state medical commission alleging that he over-prescribed the tightly controlled medications.