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Volunteers needed to feed kids this summer

NCW — Small Miracles, a nonprofit dedicated to helping feed hungry kids, is looking for volunteers willing to spend an hour helping serve and deliver lunches to children this summer.

Sliding into summer

Glen Prosser with Prosser and Sons of Spokane, takes apart playground equipment at Kenroy Elementary School on Tuesday, getting ready to move it to the opposite side of the school. He says he has worked on play areas for 35 years. "I've been assembling them so long that I'm taking out what I've put in," he says.

Cities studying bans on new pot ‘cooperatives’

WENATCHEE — Wenatchee and East Wenatchee appear close to approving moratoriums on medical marijuana cooperatives, which will replace medical pot dispensaries and collective gardens when state rule changes become effective July 1.

The fight over the offender score

A Court of Appeals ruling just issued Tuesday reframes the way sentencing is handled for escape from community custody, undoing decades of confusion. In Chelan County, it may end prosecutors' year-long practice of forcing one Superior Court judge to keep his hands off those cases.

$136 fine comes from Orondo bus accident

EAST WENATCHEE — A 26-year-old Waterville man with a history of traffic offenses paid a $136 fine for driving an unsafe semitractor that rear-ended an Orondo School bus on Feb. 17.

Meetings this week on motorized travel in National Forests

WENATCHEE — The Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest will hold meetings in Cashmere and Okanogan this week to present more information and take comment about its newly released Environmental Assessment for Motorized Travel Management.

The Escapees | Part 2

For felons charged with escape from community custody, addiction plays a role | Second of two reports