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Tuesday Night

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Feds: No protection needed for ground squirrel

WATERVILLE — The Washington ground squirrel — a species that Douglas County farmers are working to protect — has recovered enough to prompt the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service to remove it from the list of federal candidate species.

Fall burning part of prescribed fire pilot

WENATCHEE — Like most every fall, the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest is planning to burn thousands of acres in a controlled setting in an effort to reduce forest fuels and improve forest health.

State parks free on Sept. 24

NCW — Washington State Parks will offer free day-use parking on Sept. 24 for National Public Lands Day.

Colville Tribal leaders join pipeline protest

CANNON BALL, N.D. — Colville Tribal leader Michael Marchand says he’s protested the plight of American Indians before, but has never seen anything like the gathering of tribes now standing with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe to fight a $3.8 billion pipeline.

Two arrested in Stemilt Hill cannabis raid

WENATCHEE — Two men were jailed Thursday after authorities raided a Chelan County marijuana operation that was allegedly growing illicit cannabis on state land.

Land trust adds up Horse Lake fire damage

WENATCHEE — On Wednesday, Rebecca Frank and Omar Garcia, site stewards with the Chelan-Douglas Land Trust, walked through 20 acres damaged by fire earlier this week on Horse Lake Road. Their task was to assess damage.

Labor Day camping: Be prepared

WENATCHEE — If you're packing up the tent or RV and heading out for one of North Central Washington's biggest camping weekends of the year, there are a few things you should know.