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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. SEATTLE — Most of us work hard to stay out of the red. Dennis Bolz would like nothing more than to get back into it.
  2. OLYMPIA — A first-of-its-kind, quarterly report confirms that 618 million gallons of crude oil entered the state by rail in October, November and December, but only rail tankers that are mostly empty traverse North Central Washington.
  3. SPOKANE — The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation has agreed to settle a lawsuit over a permit it lacked that oversees and intends to reduce the oils and other lubricants that may spill into the Columbia River through operations of Grand Coulee Dam.
  4. WENATCHEE — A ban on outdoor burning and the use of uncertified stoves and fireplaces will begin at 4 p.m. Friday in Chelan and Douglas counties due to poor air quality.
  5. WENATCHEE — Carla Slabaugh and her sleek Hungarian hunting dog Riker have won a lot of awards together over the years, but nothing tops the national prize they bagged together last month.