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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. OLYMPIA — The Okanogan detachment of the Washington State Patrol was chosen as the district’s Detachment of the Year for 2015 for its efforts to reduce fatal and injury collisions, and overall performance.
  2. OLYMPIA — If you’ve been putting off the geocache tour through Washington State Parks, you still have this summer to get to it.
  3. NCW — Two major health insurers — Premera and Lifewise — will no longer sell individual plans in Chelan or Douglas counties, a change that will affect about 3,000 people when they sign up for new insurance this fall.
  4. PATEROS — Almost two years after a wildfire devastated the city of Pateros, a major recovery effort is poised to become reality.
  5. LEAVENWORTH — Several agencies will be involved in a mock train derailment in the city of Leavenworth on Wednesday as a training to improve emergency responses.