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Peace of My Mind: Imagine that! Adults can learn from kids

Wenatchee World - Fri, 08/21/2009 - 05:42
Imagination is one of the qualities differentiating humans from other forms of life on this planet.
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An inconvenience I can live with

Wenatchee World - Fri, 08/21/2009 - 05:42
In a sleepy, slow August, with nothing much happening and nothing to write about but health care reform and other obscurities, my mind tends to wander toward the what-ifs. For instance, what if the earnest people caring for our infrastructure did something close to catastrophic, like close the Pipeline Bridge and the George Sellar Bridge simultaneously?
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Driver reports gun drawn in apparent road rage

Wenatchee World - Fri, 08/21/2009 - 05:42
PESHASTIN — A motorist on Highway 97 says another driver yelled at him, flipped him off and then flashed a handgun Tuesday.
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Girl approached by stranger in Chelan

Wenatchee World - Fri, 08/21/2009 - 05:42
CHELAN — An 11-year-old girl told authorities that she was approached by an man in downtown Chelan Tuesday afternoon and asked to return to his room with him.
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Council looking for input on future development

Wenatchee World - Fri, 08/21/2009 - 05:42
MANSON — The Manson Community Council will host a public open house and hearing to review the community's comprehensive plan, new urban growth area and implementing development regulations to guide future development. Community Council President Chris Willoughby said the council, after hearing public testimony, will adopt and then forward the zoning ordinances to the Chelan County Planning Commission and Chelan County Commission.
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Volunteers needed for river cleanup

Wenatchee World - Fri, 08/21/2009 - 05:42
CASHMERE — Calling all conscientious Wenatchee River users: The first Wenatchee River Clean-Up will be held this Saturday to pick up trash and debris along the shore and in the water between Leavenworth and Monitor.
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Evacuations for Nahahum fire lifted

Wenatchee World - Fri, 08/21/2009 - 05:42
CASHMERE — The Chelan County Sheriff's Office lifted all evacuation notices from the Nahahum Canyon Fire at 6 a.m. today.
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BPA seeks opinions on coho restoration

Wenatchee World - Thu, 08/20/2009 - 17:31
LEAVENWORTH — The Bonneville Power Administration wants to know what the public thinks of a Yakama Nation plan to restore coho salmon runs in North Central Washington waters before it agrees to finance the project over the next two decades.
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Local jobless rate higher than a year ago

Wenatchee World - Thu, 08/20/2009 - 17:31
WENATCHEE — Employment in Chelan and Douglas counties increased for the third straight month in July, but the jobless rate for the month was 1.7 percentage points higher than a year ago, a state report says.
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Manson parks chair unexpectedly resigns

Wenatchee World - Thu, 08/20/2009 - 17:31
MANSON — David Gellatly has resigned as chairman of the Manson Parks Board, citing an upcoming move and a tumultuous term.
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Grant PUD sued over right to terminate contract

Wenatchee World - Thu, 08/20/2009 - 17:31
PORTLAND — PacifiCorp, a Portland-based utility with 1.7 million customers in six states, has sued Grant County PUD for the right to terminate an agreement to buy electricity.
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News of record

Wenatchee World - Thu, 08/20/2009 - 05:22
Chelan County
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Roundtable set on new digging ordinance

Wenatchee World - Thu, 08/20/2009 - 05:22
EAST WENATCHEE — Local experts will explain the do's and don'ts of digging in Douglas County during a free panel discussion Thursday in the Eastmont Junior High auditorium from 6:30 to 8 p.m.
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Vandalism closes Quincy Lakes entrance

Wenatchee World - Thu, 08/20/2009 - 05:22
QUINCY — Ongoing vandalism is prompting the state Department of Fish and Wildlife to close the south entrance to the Quincy Lakes unit of the Columbia Basin Wildlife Area.
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Man charged with assault in shooting

Wenatchee World - Thu, 08/20/2009 - 05:22
WATERVILLE — An 18-year-old Bridgeport man has been charged with first-degree assault after a bullet was fired into the back of an occupied pickup.
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Prison for child molestation

Wenatchee World - Thu, 08/20/2009 - 05:22
WATERVILLE — A 38-year-old Wenatchee man was sentenced to five years in prison for sexually assaulting a female relative in 2006 and 2007.
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NCW teachers learn to teach art

Wenatchee World - Thu, 08/20/2009 - 05:22
WENATCHEE — Lighten up! That's the gist of what art teacher Terry Valdez helped a group of 14 teachers of kindergarten through second-grade do during a workshop Monday.
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Puppy stolen from Humane Society

Wenatchee World - Thu, 08/20/2009 - 05:22
WENATCHEE — Workers at the Wenatchee Valley Humane Society knew the little puppy they picked up as a stray Thursday would find a good home fast.
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Bullet cuts into Eastside home

Wenatchee World - Thu, 08/20/2009 - 05:22
EAST WENATCHEE — An Eastside woman heard a loud noise but didn't realize it was a bullet ripping though her home until hours later when she found holes in the house.
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