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Michelle McNiel

Department: Editorial

Position: World staff writer

Responsibilities: Chelan County, Environment, Photographer, Reporter

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  1. WENATCHEE — The city is working toward two land swaps that will eventually lead to a new parking lot and education center at the base of Saddle Rock.
  2. WENATCHEE — Tony Veeder resigned from the Wenatchee City Council effective immediately on Thursday.
  3. WENATCHEE — The city is not jailing enough people for minor criminal offenses to fill its need for inmate workers.
  4. WENATCHEE — The city will hire a contractor to replace a light pole at the corner of Fifth and Mission streets that was likely hit by a large truck earlier this summer.
  5. Tony Veeder resigned from the Wenatchee City Council Thursday effective immediately.Veeder told council members that his life and work schedule make it difficult for him to devote enough time to the council anymore.He told council members earlier this summer — after Mayor Frank Kuntz criticized him for missing too many meetings this year — that he would decide by September whether to stay or leave."It has been weighing on my heart all summer," he said. "I think the city and the citizens of Wenatchee and this council deserve someone who ...