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Overdue climbers found safe

LEAVENWORTH — Searchers were called out Friday to find two climbers who had lost their cell phone and couldn’t let friends know that they would be late.

Tracy Warner | To bicycles, we are friendlier

My bicycle takes a rest during the cold weather. It doesn’t complain, mind you. It is a willing and trustworthy machine, and works as well in a cold November as a blazing July. It’s the pilot who grows shy of starting the day with a frozen face and inoperable fingers.

Nordic skiing questions deserve well-waxed answers

“I’ve been considering getting back into cross-country skiing, and I have questions,” wrote The Spokesman-Review’s Paul Turner as he focused his column this week on The Slice of life that teeters on skinny skis.
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Scaling Tomato Wall

From left to right, Lisa Hanson, Vern Nelson Jr., Adam Vognild and Nick Jackson climb up the Tomato Wall at Frenchman Coulee on Oct. 26.

Grant PUD to begin raising Wanapum reservoir

BEVERLY — The Grant County PUD expects to raise the reservoir behind its fractured Wanapum Dam by 17 feet starting Nov. 24, utility officials announced Tuesday, marking a milestone in a massive, ongoing repair effort.

Burn ban ending for some

NCW — Chelan and Douglas counties are among 12 counties where a ban on burning ended today at 10 a.m., as scheduled.

Elk season proves to be mixed bag for hunters

YAKIMA — Any elk hunter who spent the last week and weekend of October in the hills northwest of Yakima or northeast of Ellensburg already knows this: The season was, well, just OK.
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Misty morning

Ducks feed along the Columbia River on a chilly Wednesday morning.