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Newhouse proposes delisting wolves

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Dan Newhouse introduced legislation in the U.S. Congress on Thursday to remove the gray wolf from the endangered species list.

Forest Service weighs new Forest Plan process

WENATCHEE – More than a decade after its first attempt to revise a document that guides activities on the forest, the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest may turn to a new process instead of finishing the old one.

Forest Service examining Entiat River Road closure

ENTIAT – Four campgrounds and several popular trailheads on the Entiat Ranger District could remain closed through this summer – and possibly for as long as five years – due to unstable slopes left by last summer’s Duncan Fire.

A road for a canoe

A couple paddles a canoe through a side channel of the Wenatchee River near the Columbia River on Tuesday morning.

Kretz wildfire bill passes Senate

OLYMPIA – A bill responding to concerns of some Okanogan County residents following last summer’s Carlton Complex Fire passed the state Senate by a unanimous vote on Monday.

One fish, two fish

Juan Farias, left, and Paul Bernal, both of Rock Island, watch as 1,600 fish are dumped into Pit Lake in Rock Island in preparation for a kids fishing day at the lake from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday.

Family of missing pilot waiting to learn more

CHELAN -- The brother of missing pilot Bill Fitzpatrick said Wednesday that the family has received “unofficial confirmation” that wreckage and human remains found in the mountains of Cameroon are of Fitzpatrick and the plane he was flying.

Crescent Bar settlement approved

EPHRATA -- Grant County PUD commissioners Tuesday approved a settlement that will allow holders of now-expired leases to Crescent Bar Island RV lots and condos to remain on the island for as long as 36 more years.