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One killed in Quincy shooting

QUINCY — One person died and another was injured by gunfire in Quincy late Saturday afternoon, police say. Police are looking for a third person apparently involved in the 4:15 p.m. incident, a news release from the Quincy Police Department says.

Mumps hits Okanogan County

OKANOGAN — An outbreak of mumps in Washington state has hit Okanogan County, with one confirmed case.

Teen gets 3 years in Skyline Drive robbery

WENATCHEE — An East Wenatchee youth who held another teen at gunpoint must serve three years in prison and plead guilty to separate crimes in juvenile court, including an attack on a disabled man last summer.

Vehicle death trial goes forward despite late evidence

WENATCHEE — A Chelan County judge opted not to dismiss a vehicular homicide case Thursday, even though a final piece of evidence wasn't turned over to defense lawyers until the day before trial was to start.

Skier rescued after breaking leg

BLEWETT PASS — A 46-year-old Shoreline man was rescued Monday after breaking his leg while cross-country skiing about 14 miles south of Dryden.

Snow slides close several roads in Chelan County

NCW — Snow slides closed at least three roads Thursday in Chelan County, but there’s less risk of slides Friday, according to the Northwest Avalanche Center, which monitors and forecasts avalanche activity.

Guilty plea in local tax fraud case

YAKIMA — A Chelan Falls man will be sentenced in May after pleading guilty Wednesday to tax fraud, underpaying the federal government by more than $183,000.

3-month sentence for threatening police officer

WENATCHEE — An East Wenatchee man who voiced threats against a police officer over a high-profile fatal shooting received a three-month jail sentence for harassment Wednesday.

Car leaves road and hits Wenatchee business

WENATCHEE — Police arrested a 23-year-old Entiat man Thursday after the car he was driving failed to negotiate an S-curve on south Chelan Avenue and then crashed into a business.

Small avalanche closed lane on Mission Ridge Road

MISSION RIDGE — Mission Ridge Road was reduced to one lane of alternating traffic for about four hours Thursday morning after an avalanche blocked the southbound lane near milepost 3.8.