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K.C. Mehaffey

Department: Editorial

Position: World staff writer

Responsibilities: Environment, Lake Chelan, Okanogan, Photographer, Reporter

Contact K.C.

Phone: 509-997-2512 (work), 509-881-0866 (cell)

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  1. OLYMPIA — A Chelan County PUD project to design and build a new wastewater treatment plant for Peshastin and Dryden has been awarded more than $4.73 million in a low-interest loan through the Washington Department of Ecology.
  2. EPHRATA — The Grant County Sheriff’s Office is applying for a $10,903 grant to purchase 12 additional body cameras for deputies and jail staff, the agency announced.
  3. OLYMPIA — A Chelan County PUD official says they're disappointed that a planned wastewater treatment plant for Peshastin and Dryden received a loan rather than a grant awarded by the state Department of Ecology.
  4. BREWSTER — Two motorcycle riders led state and county police on a high-speed chase Saturday, passing other cars on Highway 97 at speeds in excess of 100 mph and forcing some motorists off the road, authorities said.
  5. OMAK — Authorities broke up a recently-established drug ring in Omak that authorities say was set up to import and distribute methamphetamines from California.