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Cashmere girls shake off slow start, advance to semifinals

YAKIMA -- Brent Darnell decided to channel his inner Gene Hackman. With his young team displaying an acute case of big-game jitters, the Cashmere girls basketball coach paraphrased a moment from the iconic film "Hoosiers" to ease the nerves of the anxious Bulldogs.

Okanogan boys thumped by Morton-White Pass

SPOKANE – Prior to its matchup against Okanogan in Thursday's 2B Hardwood Classic quarterfinal game at Spokane Arena, the Morton-White Pass boys basketball team had won 52 consecutive games.

WVC men enter ‘playoff mentality’ by embracing unselfish play

On Feb. 11, the Wenatchee Valley College men’s basketball team let a second-half lead slip away in a home loss to Columbia Basin. That defeat was the Knights’ fourth in five games, and dropped them to 4-5 in the Northwest Athletic Conference East Region.

Snowpack shrivels above Lake Chelan

CHELAN — Snowpack in the mountains that feed Lake Chelan was 63 percent of average Monday, down 20 points from early February, but that doesn’t mean the region has been dry, Chelan County PUD data shows.

PUD to target foothills trespassers in Thursday deer summit

WENATCHEE — Hikers, runners, mountain bikers and dog walkers — mostly well-intentioned — who stray into sections of the Wenatchee foothills that are closed for the winter will be the target of an educational talk on mule deer Thursday at Pybus Public Market at 6:30 p.m.

Flying high

Kites were flying at Walla Walla Point Park this past weekend.

Some wildlife survives, some thrives in fire’s wake

NCW — People who have been exploring the burned areas of the Carlton Complex Fire are seeing signs that some animals died, and others survived the largest wildfire in Washington’s history last summer.

Pool fees going up for children

WENATCHEE — Children will pay $1 more per visit to swim in the city pool this summer as part of a range of new parks fees.