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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. WENATCHEE — Port of Chelan County commissioners this week approved $465,000 in funding to help the city of Chelan win a state grant to extend city water to the Lake Chelan Airport.
  2. In the tourist meccas of Leavenworth and Chelan, hunters of an already scarce affordable house or apartment face an additional pressure: Landlords who can make more money by renting to short-term visitors at much higher rates.
  3. WENATCHEE HEIGHTS — About a dozen special guests toured one of Chelan County’s largest marijuana farms Wednesday to gain a better understanding of the business of growing legal weed.
  4. OLYMPIA — A Chelan boat pilot and a Grant County PUD dam employee will each receive a Governor’s Lifesaving Award next week for acts of heroism.
  5. WENATCHEE — Calling all Lake Chelan North Shore residents: Have any suggestions for where the Chelan County PUD could build a new substation in your area?