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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. OKANOGAN — An outbreak of mumps in Washington state has hit Okanogan County, with one confirmed case.
  2. SEATTLE —Colville Tribal Chairman Michael Marchand — who gave his DNA to help prove the Ancient One, or Kennewick Man, was related to Columbia River tribes — says the federal law giving them rights to ancestral remains and artifacts failed them.
  3. CHESAW — A Ferry County Superior Court judge this week upheld the water quality permit for Buckhorn Mine near Chesaw.
  4. SEATTLE — Michael Marchand looked out the back door of the Burke Museum last Friday — during a break in the long process to receive the Ancient One’s remains — and saw two bald eagles circling low, just above them.
  5. EPHRATA — Telephone service for government offices in city of Ephrata will not be working from 2 to 5 p.m. Friday while the phone system is upgraded.