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

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NCW — Efforts to educate the public about the dangers of wildfires received close to $200,000 this month.

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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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EAST WENATCHEE — A 31-year-old East Wenatchee man was arrested Thursday morning following a standoff and high-speed chase.

MALAGA — Authorities have arrested a 45-year-old man after his 29-year-old roommate was stabbed Tuesday night during an argument.

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

EAST WENATCHEE — Firefighters will take to the streets Saturday to support the Muscular Dystrophy Association — boot in hand.

WENATCHEE — Two brothers are charged with assault and robbery after they allegedly attacked a man with a tire iron and then stole his backpack.

WENATCHEE — A 21-year-old Cashmere man was sentenced to a year in prison for his part in a March assault at Chelan County’s jail.

WENATCHEE — Chelan County prosecutors filed charges Monday against a Columbia Elementary School teacher accused of molesting a former student.

OLYMPIA — The state Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the state’s “three strikes, you’re out” law as constitutional even if a defendant’s prior strike was committed as a young adult.

SEATTLE — On a Thursday morning in June, an undercover Seattle police officer handed over $20 for a rock of crack cocaine in Prefontaine Park, across Third Avenue from the King County Courthouse. But instead of pocketing drugs, the officer was forced to retreat after the dealer told him he’d…

WATERVILLE — A Chelan County Sheriff’s Office sergeant whose wrongful termination lawsuit against the department was partially thrown out of federal court has refiled the suit in Douglas County Superior Court.

A culvert that caused rock and debris to impact mobile homes on Boodry Street did what it was supposed to do, according to Chelan County officials.

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WENATCHEE — A Wenatchee attorney who in April struck a condominium with his car and then fled the scene reached a plea deal that reduced misdemeanor charges to a traffic infraction.

Readers responded on The Wenatchee World’s Facebook page to a post on the 45th anniversary of the Apple Yard explosion. Here’s a link to Reporter Dee Riggs’ story on the 40th anniversary of the explosion of a railcar holding volatile material in the switching yard in South Wenatchee. Two die…

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