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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.

WVC women eliminated with 2OT loss

KENNEWICK – Rachel Bromiley-Goetz isn’t afraid to admit that the practice sessions that she puts the Wenatchee Valley College women’s basketball team through can be pretty intense.

Brewster rebounds for third place

SPOKANE — The Brewster boys basketball team is very dangerous when all its cylinders are firing. That was evident in its 78-49 thrashing of Northwest Christian in the 2B Hardwood Classic third-place game on Saturday at Spokane Arena.

Okanogan rallies, but falls short in fourth-place game

SPOKANE — Okanogan boys basketball head coach Mike Carlquist said he still didn’t have a grasp on what his team was made of after its five-point win over Auburn Adventist on Friday at the 2B Hardwood Classic at Spokane Arena.

Comments sought on fuel treatment

TWISP - The Methow Valley Ranger District is seeking comments on a 50,000-acre proposal to thin, burn and log 50,000 acres, much of which was burned in the Carlton Complex Fire.

PUD public outreach cost approaches $700,000

WENATCHEE -- The Chelan County PUD is winding down a 15-month effort to set spending priorities based on extensive community outreach, and it’s come at a price that could approach $700,000.

Priority projects list

Commissioners agreed to approve some spending this year to study some of the most-requested projects or ideas expressed during the public outreach and planning process. Here’s a quick rundown: