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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. WENATCHEE — Lions and tigers and, wait, what’s this? A geoffroy cat: a tiny leopard the size of a housecat! And over there, a Patagonian cavy baby, the world’s second largest rodent that looks more like a bunny rabbit. And here, a cobra, and a diamondback rattlesnake. Oh my!
  2. OKANOGAN — An outbreak of mumps in Washington state has hit Okanogan County, with one confirmed case.
  3. 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.
  4. CHESAW — A Ferry County Superior Court judge this week upheld the water quality permit for Buckhorn Mine near Chesaw.
  5. 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.