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Presenting the flag

Edgar Reyna, 6, of Cashmere, carries the flag as players and referees parade into the Apple Bowl before the the Wenatchee FC soccer game with Spokane on Sunday afternoon. Reyna held the flag as the national anthem was played.

Wheat harvest starts on Badger Mountain

A combine cuts wheat on the foothills of Badger Mountain just east of Fancher Heights. The land is farmed by Tim Doneen and according to his dad, Mike, they started cutting on Sunday and will spend about two weeks cutting at the lower elevations then move to the top of Badger Mountain to continue harvest.

Ecology issues new order for Buckhorn Mine

CHESAW — The state has ordered Kinross Gold Corporation and Crown Resources Corporation to do more to capture and treat water from the Buckhorn Mine near Chesaw.

Vets turn out for law enforcement

WENATCHEE — A group of military veterans showed their support for law enforcement Tuesday by taping blue lines across the rear windows of their cars and trucks and by sharing coffee and, of course, donuts with local police.

Climber rescued after fall on Mount Stuart

LEAVENWORTH — A 27-year-old Kirkland man was injured Tuesday when he fell about 200 feet while climbing at the 8,200-foot level of Mount Stuart.

A watchful eye

A boat on the Columbia River passes by an osprey perched on the dock at Wenatchee's Riverside Park on Monday, July 25. Ospreys nest on a nearby pole behind Pybus Public Market.

Seattle’s $11 minimum wage has mixed results, study says

July 25—In the 18 months after Seattle raised the minimum wage to $11 an hour, wages went up, but not solely because of the change in the law, a University of Washington study concludes. Some of the increase was a result of a strong economy.

U.S. issues policy for handling major cyber attacks

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK — The White House issued new instructions on Tuesday on how government agencies should respond to major cyber security attacks, attempting to combat perceptions the Obama administration has been sluggish in addressing threats from sophisticated hacking adversaries.