CHELAN — Chelan County crews removed the debris Wednesday along South Lakeshore Road and the road is back open.

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NCW — Chelan and Douglas counties received significant, but not abnormal rainfall this weekend after a thunderstorm swept through the area.

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CLE ELUM — A 19-year-old hiker from Spokane was found dead Sunday after he left his hiking partners north of Cle Elum on Friday and did not return, according to the Kittitas County Sheriff’s Office.

Have you ever stepped over an animal track, noticed a pile of scat or scratches on a tree and wondered, who made it? Learn about the fundamentals of wildlife tracking by joining Wenatchee River Institute (WRI) and professional wildlife tracker and educator Marcus Reynerson of Duvall’s Wilder…

SNOHOMISH — A Snohomish County lumber mill that was shut down in 2015, after nearly 75 years in business, caught fire early Wednesday morning.

NCW — The Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest has scheduled almost 5,000 acres of forest in Chelan County to be treated with prescribed burns this fall.

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A group of 8-10 year-olds waits their turn to catch fly balls during NCW Fall Ball tryouts for minor leaguers at Lincoln Park on Wednesday night, Aug. 14, 2019. The league is made up of teams from the Wenatchee Valley. During tryouts, coaches watch players abilities in the infield, outfield, and at batting then a draft is held and the coaches pick players for their teams.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Trump administration on Monday finalized changes to provisions of the U.S. Endangered Species Act it says will streamline the decades-old wildlife protection law but which conservation groups say will threaten at-risk species.

Horses Perfect, front, and Foxy wait at attention for their owner Heidi Stoller, Cashmere, to bring them a treat of apricots Stoller just picked from some old trees on her Brisky Canyon property Monday, July 22, 2019. She and her husband don't use the apricots anymore she said but they bring the horses handfuls when in season.

ENTIAT — A John Deere excavator picks up a 25-foot log, sticks it straight up into the air and then vibrates it about 18 feet into the shoreline of the Entiat River. The ground shakes hundreds of feet away.

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