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K.C. Mehaffey

Department: Editorial

Position: World staff writer

Responsibilities: Environment, Lake Chelan, Okanogan, Photographer, Reporter

Contact K.C.

Phone: 509-997-2512 (work), 509-881-0866 (cell)

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  1. ENTIAT — Janet Flanagan, Entiat District Ranger for the past four years, retired this week following a 35-year career with the U.S. Forest Service.
  2. NCW — Firefighters continue to make good progress on several major fires still burning in North Central Washington.
  3. NCW — The state Department of Ecology is encouraging homeowners affected by wildfires to protect their groundwater wells from contamination.
  4. PLAIN — As the stubborn Wolverine Fire creeps westward, fire officials are working on a plan to keep the nearly 65,000-acre fire from moving into new communities.
  5. NCW — Ah, what a difference just a few days of cool, moist weather can make.