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Christine Pratt

Department: Editorial

Position: World staff writer

Responsibilities: Photographer, PUDs, Reporter, Videographer, Wenatchee

Contact Christine

Phone: 509-665-1173 (work)

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  1. SPOKANE — The environmental group Columbia Riverkeeper has sued the Federal Bureau of Reclamation over operations at Grand Coulee Dam that it says deposit contaminants, including oils and greases, into the Columbia River.
  2. The July 4 weekend is one of the year’s biggest for road travel. The state Department of Transportation offers these tips to avoid holiday travel bottlenecks:
  3. WENATCHEE — Chelan County marijuana farmers whose operations may be violating the county’s two-year ban on new pot operations should soon be subject to the county’s first attempt at ban enforcement — notification letters by certified mail.
  4. NCW — It’s still OK to sell, buy and use consumer fireworks in Wenatchee and East Wenatchee, but bans in place over much of the rest of North Central Washington, including national and state parks, forest and wildlands, don’t allow so much as a sparkler.
  5. High schoolers discover hydropower, jobs at first-ever academy