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WATERVILLE — It’s doubtful the chickens and rabbits will notice, but they’ll soon have new digs during their stay at the next North Central Washington District Fair.

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LEAVENWORTH — Developers of the proposed Leavenworth Adventure Park have cleared another hurdle on their path to building the controversial project on a hill above the west end of town.

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WATERVILLE — Elaine A. Hurd, once charged with manslaughter in the death of her 2-year-old son, pleaded guilty Monday to a lesser charge that could lead to a six-month jail sentence.

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EAST WENATCHEE — Homeschooling families are invited to find out more about Eastmont’s new hybrid partnership program at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Sterling Intermediate School library, 600 N. James Ave.

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EPHRATA — Grant County PUD employees will keep working on a plan to build new transmission lines into the Quincy area. Utility district commissioners gave the go-ahead after a three-hour explanation at the regular commission meeting earlier this month.

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EAST WENATCHEE — Twenty new certified lead-free water fixtures installed this spring in four Eastmont schools are living up to their promises, according to the latest test results.

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WENATCHEE — Results are in for the city’s April 13 recycling event.

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MALAGA — Tanya Mahre plants her microgreen seeds with precision: She starts in the corners of the tray, then works down the edges, and then to the middle.

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WENATCHEE — For Billye Tollackson, working as a nurse at the Chelan County Regional Justice Center has meant seeing medical things she didn’t even know were possible.

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I have great admiration for those with the inner sense peace to take life as it comes and accept the disasters and foibles with as much grace and dignity as successes. They are truly the happiest and most content people on earth.

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WENATCHEE — Seven of the area’s top law enforcement officers were recognized Wednesday at an annual ceremony.

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WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee School Board fielded a recommendation Tuesday to put a technology levy on the November ballot that would raise about $4 million a year for six years.

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WENATCHEE — Bed-day rates in Washington state jails are on the rise. It’s a trend that the Chelan County Regional Justice Center would like to follow.

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Large machinery chips up trees as the process of removing a Wenatchee School District orchard alongside Methow Street in Wenatchee south of Crawford Avenue comes to a close Wednesday. The district is removing the orchard because it's gotten older and is no longer profitable, district operati…

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WENATCHEE — There wasn’t much noise in the dim Wenatchee classroom Tuesday evening, considering how many people were talking.