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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 — When a basement dryer fire closed the familiar doors of Hayes Cleaners Thursday, a lot of people’s clothes were inside. And still are.
  2. WENATCHEE — The two-alarm fire Thursday afternoon at Hayes Cleaners was likely caused by lint build-up in a large, commercial clothes dryer or its exhaust venting, fire investigators say.
  3. EPHRATA — Move over Ray-Ban, the Grant County PUD’s got 4,000 pair of shades that could win one of their wearers a free boat tour for four of the summer fun spots on the Wanapum Dam reservoir.
  4. QUINCY — The speed limits on Highway 281, south of Quincy, will be permanently reduced starting Wednesday to accommodate new turning lanes north and south of Road 9 Northwest.
  5. EPHRATA — Improved campsites, longer boat launches and enhanced day-use areas along the Wanapum Dam reservoir are open in time for the Memorial Day weekend.