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Russ Hemphill

Department: Editorial

Position: Metro Editor

Responsibilities: Photographer, Reporter

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  1. EPHRATA — A ban on all outdoor burning in Grant County is being lifted, effective Thursday.
  2. WENATCHEE — Voters on Tuesday were overwhelmingly approving a proposal to annex Wenatchee's fire department into Chelan County Fire District 1. It was passing 92 percent to 8 percent inside the city and 88 percent to 12 percent in the fire district.
  3. CHINOOK PASS — The state Department of Transportation says Chinook Pass has reopened for the season.
  4. OKANOGAN — Two wildlife areas in Okanogan County will be the focus of a public workshop from 6 to 8 p.m. on March 11 at the Okanogan PUD, 1331 Second Ave. North in Okanogan.
  5. The Wenatchee World will not publish a newspaper on Christmas so that everyone at The World can enjoy the day with family, friends and loved ones.