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Burned areas seeded with grasses, wheat

TWISP – Weather forecasters are expecting cooler weather and a chance of rain in the Methow Valley over the next few days, and that's a good thing in the eyes of the Okanogan Conservation District.

Fire department vote: Burnett ready to take on new challenges

WENATCHEE -- When lightning sparked a series of fires that threatened homes along the western edge of Wenatchee in late summer 2012, Chief Mike Burnett and his firefighters at Chelan County Fire District 1 provided the initial attack that kept it at bay.

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Patty Stanford, wealth management assistant at CNC Financial Group, LLC, housed in the accounting firm of Cordell, Neher & Company, PLLC is the recipient of the 1st Global’s Impact Award at 1st Global’s 2014 National Conference in Nashville, Tenn.

UN says attack on Yemen camp broke law, calls for accountability

UNITED NATIONS — An air strike that killed at least 40 people at a camp for displaced people in north Yemen was a violation of international law and those responsible should be held accountable, the United Nations said on Tuesday.

Ephrata shooting injures three men

EPHRATA -- A shooting Tuesday night outside the Tiger Paws gas station in Ephrata left three men in area hospitals with what Police Chief Mike Warren said were non life-threatening injuries.

Armed prisoner who fled Virginia hospital captured

WASHINGTON, D.C. — An armed prisoner who fled a suburban Washington hospital with a guard’s gun Tuesday was recaptured in the U.S. capital after a nine-hour manhunt, police said.

World carriers: In their words

We asked former Wenatchee World delivery kids to tell us about their jobs, what it meant to them and what they most remembered about getting the news out. Here's what they said.

Northern Nigeria celebrates Buhari win

KADUNA, Nigeria - Nigerians streamed down the streets of flashpoint northern cities on Tuesday, waving flags and chanting in celebration of a stunning election victory by opposition candidate, northerner Muhammadu Buhari.

Man arrested for scam linked to abducted children

NEW YORK - A New York man who headed a group billing itself as a nonprofit dedicated to preventing child abduction and trafficking was arrested Tuesday on charges of defrauding the parents of children nabbed by international kidnapping rings, authorities said.

Prosecutor dies of wounds after hostage shootout

ISTANBUL - An Istanbul prosecutor died from his wounds after security forces stormed the office where members of a far-left Turkish group took him hostage on Thursday, killing his two captors.

Modern treaties smooth growth for Canadian aboriginals

PORT ALBERNI, British Columbia — In Sarita Bay, a remote cove on Canada’s Vancouver Island, aboriginal-owned land used for decades by loggers is slowly being reimagined as a multibillion-dollar export terminal to ship liquefied natural gas to Asia.