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In search of a home

WENATCHEE — Carla Grey lives in her blue Mazda MPV van. So technically, she’s not homeless.

Homeless in Wenatchee

WENATCHEE — Carla Grey lives in her blue Mazda MPV van. So technically, she's not homeless.

Art of community | IRIS Success Summit offers NCW inspiration

One of the most effective North Central Washington organizations in fostering a sense of community is the Initiative for Rural Innovation and Stewardship, a tiny nonprofit run on a shoestring by former Nature Conservancy staffer Nancy Warner.

Soon-to-winter bears are hungry for garbage

NCW — Black bears can forage up to 20 hours a day this time of year as they build fat for winter hibernation, but that’s no reason for humans to make it easy for them.

Unstable hillside closes Pine Canyon

ORONDO — Pine Canyon between Orondo and Waterville closed Thursday afternoon and there is no re-opening time scheduled.

Chelan County gets funds for environmental projects

WENATCHEE — The Chelan County Department of Natural Resources won grants totaling $26,400 to restore a wetlands meadow in the Stemilt Basin and put in riparian plantings along the Wenatchee River.

One-lane traffic Monday on West Cashmere Bridge

CASHMERE — Small traffic delays are expected Monday on the West Cashmere Bridge while crews drill through the bridge deck to get soil samples from the Wenatchee River bed.

Donate new and used books for local kids

WENATCHEE — Wenatchee High School's DECA program is holding a book drive. The books will go to local elementary school students and their families.

Burning man

At the end of the day Monday, Jeb Meredith, Wenatchee, with Prazer Construction of East Wenatchee, cleans burning leaves from the track of an excavator he is using to burn 20 acres of apple and cherry trees in an orchard near Kirby Billingsly Hydro Park south of East Wenatchee.

Manson development outlined at meeting

MANSON — Plans for a new housing development in Manson will be presented in an open house with the Manson Community Council at 6 p.m. Nov. 10 at the Manson Grange.

Orondo meeting to focus on community opportunities

ORONDO — People living in and around Orondo will come together Nov. 10 to talk about opportunities in the area during a town hall meeting at the Orondo Elementary and Middle School building.

FAA jet in town to test instruments at Pangborn

EAST WENATCHEE — As recently as Monday, a corporate-looking jet has been flying around the Wenatchee Valley to test the instrument landing system at Pangborn Memorial Airport.

Visit a state park on Veterans Day

NCW — In honor of Veterans Day, you will not need a Discover Pass to visit a Washington State park on Nov. 11.