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Photo gallery: 9/11 Spirit of America Memorial construction

Photo gallery: 9/11 Spirit of America Memorial construction

Construction continues on the 9/11 Spirit of America Memorial being built at the Riverside Center in Cashmere. Last Sunday the bronze sculpture of clasphanded figures representing those lost in the 9/11 terrorist attacks was installed. The memorial will also include pieces of the World Trade Center and Pentagon and is scheduled to be dedicated in a ceremony starting on Sept. 11 at 11 a.m. at the at site. For more information on the project see the web at http://911spiritofamericamemorial.com.
Photo gallery: Twisp River Fire Memorial

Photo gallery: Twisp River Fire Memorial

The Twisp River Fire Memorial at Town Toyota Center on Sunday. The memorial service was for Forest Service firefighters Richard Wheeler, 31, Andrew Zajac, 26, and Tom Zbyszewski, 20, who died Aug. 19 in the Methow Valley's Twisp River Fire.
Photo gallery: Volunteers feed firefighters on south shore of Lake Chelan

Photo gallery: Volunteers feed firefighters on south shore of Lake Chelan

Volunteers have been making dinners for firefighters fighting the First Creek Fire at Lake Chelan. Meals are served at the Lake Chelan Yacht Club alongside the South Lakeshore Road at the club. The volunteers have been serving up to 175 people a night, including firefighters, sheriff’s deputies, ambulance crews and county road workers.
Conconully sticks it out

Conconully sticks it out

The small town of Conconully, still on level 3 evacuation as of Monday, is holding on without power but with neighborly connections.
Photo gallery: Metal worker makes art from scrap

Photo gallery: Metal worker makes art from scrap

About five years ago, retired iron worker Jack Peart, who spent his career building dozens of local bridges and Columbia River dams, started using his knowledge of metal working to make creative yard art from scrap metal.
Photo gallery: Rock Island Dam tour

Photo gallery: Rock Island Dam tour

Deep in the bowels of Rock Island Dam Saturday, hydromechanic Andy Hilliard leads a tour of a dozen people, showing them the operations of the hydroelectric project. About 90 people took the rare tour of the not-so-public dam, the last offered there for three years. Public "hard hat" tours of local dams began last year here and will be given in rotation with the Chelan dam next year and Rocky Reach dam the following.