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Mike Irwin

Department: Editorial

Position: World staff writer

Responsibilities: Business, Photographer, Religion, Reporter, Special Sections, Videographer

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  1. WENATCHEE — The Haggen grocery chain has donated $40,000 in support of national parks in the region, including $10,428 to the North Cascades National Park.
  2. Taqueria El Rinconsito, Wenatchee’s newest Mexican restaurant, has been packed with diners since it opened April 17, but don’t let that stop you from sampling their over-stuffed tacos, gorditas, guarachis, tortas and big bowls of soups. The line moves fast.
  3. PALISADES — A Douglas County man was fined this week for burning building materials that caused hazardous smoke which affected students at this rural community’s elementary school.
  4. WENATCHEE — Clothing vendor Ma Graphics has perfected the art of arts-and-crafts fairs.
  5. WENATCHEE — Warm-weather booms in home construction and tourism helped shrink Chelan and Douglas counties’ March unemployment rate to 6.8 percent, a drop of 1.2 percentage points from the same month last year.