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Wenatchee FC names Ceppi coach

WENATCHEE – Cesar Ceppi has been hired as Wenatchee FC's second head coach in as many years. Ceppi takes the reigns from first-year coach John Wright.

Wolf bills prowling through state Legislature

OLYMPIA – State lawmakers in both the house and senate passed bills dealing with wolves that are sponsored by Republicans from northeastern counties, where the rapidly increasing wolf population is taking its toll on domestic sheep and cattle.

Apple Valley gymnasts bring home gold

Twenty-four gymnasts from Apple Valley Gymnastics competed at the Think Spring Invitational in Yakima on Feb. 28. The meet, hosted by Gymnastics Plus, attracted top gymnasts from around the state.

Work begins to reopen North Cascades Highway

MAZAMA – Crews will begin work on Monday to clear snow from the North Cascades Highway, where snow measures about 5 feet deep on the highway at the summit of Washington Pass.

Kretz gets unanimous support for wildfire bill

OLYMPIA – Locals will have more authority to put out wildfires that aren’t on their own property, and, if qualified, are more likely to be hired to help fight wildfires under a bill that unanimously passed the state House of Representatives on Tuesday.

East Wenatchee struggles with growing homeless problem

The number of homeless people hanging around downtown East Wenatchee has tripled since a homeless service center opened there last year, bringing increased problems of public drunkenness, confrontations with business owners and patrons, and more crime.

Feds kick in funds for Bridgeport-area bridge

BRIDGEPORT – After discovering all of the bids to replace the Chief Joseph Dam Bridge were too high, Douglas County went back to the federal government and received more than $500,000 extra to complete the job this summer.

WVC baseball team picks up first win of season

WENATCHEE -- The Wenatchee Valley College baseball team split a doubleheader with Shoreline on Sunday at Paul Thomas Sr. Baseball Stadium, winning the first game 9-8 in 10 innings, then losing 12-1 in the nightcap,

Rolling along the Columbia

Temperatures topped 70 degrees in Wenatchee and Omak on Monday, breaking old records. More records are expected to fall today and again on Friday as the weather remains unseasonably warm for March.

Forest Service plans burning

ENTIAT -- The Entiat Ranger District is getting ready to treat about 1,300 acres with underburning, and will begin as soon as weather conditions permit.