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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)

Email: (work)

  1. CHESAW — The state has ordered Kinross Gold Corporation and Crown Resources Corporation to do more to capture and treat water from the Buckhorn Mine near Chesaw.
  2. WENATCHEE — The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife will host a public meeting in Wenatchee on proposals to increase license fees and state funding to expand conservation programs and fishing and hunting opportunities.
  3. BREWSTER — Work has begun on a $3.5 million project to replace two of Brewster's reservoirs, one of which has been losing some 60 gallons a minute after the Carlton Complex Fire two years ago.
  4. UPDATE: 1:45 p.m. Friday: Crews have clared debris and water over Highway 153, which has now reopened, the state Department of Transportation reported. A flood watch for the region expired at 7 p.m. Friday.
  5. WENATCHEE — The Children’s Home Society was selected to receive a $50,000 endowment grant awarded once every two years by the Community Foundation of North Central Washington.