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Five injured in Highway 2/97 crash

Wenatchee World - Sat, 08/22/2009 - 05:07
EAST WENATCHEE — A two-vehicle crash on Highway 2/97 sent five people to the hospital Wednesday.
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Correction: Horse-training workshop

Wenatchee World - Sat, 08/22/2009 - 05:07
A horse and rider training workshop was held this week in Cashmere at the Chelan County Expo Center. A photo caption on Page A2 Wednesday incorrectly said the arena was operated by a local riding club.
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Leavenworth hatchery complex wins national award

Wenatchee World - Sat, 08/22/2009 - 05:07
LEAVENWORTH — What do goats, bicycles and vegetable oil have in common?
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Chelan County: A bridge too big?

Wenatchee World - Sat, 08/22/2009 - 05:07
LEAVENWORTH — Chelan County commissioners will re-examine bridge standards after raising concerns about the size, cost and environmental impact of 16 bridges going in across Chumstick Creek.
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As NCW football teams gear up, so does our coverage

Wenatchee World - Fri, 08/21/2009 - 17:54
Right now, no team has lost a game.
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Smoky skies? Blame Canada

Wenatchee World - Fri, 08/21/2009 - 05:42
By Rachel Schleif
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Get out! Deception Falls a fast rush of fun

Wenatchee World - Fri, 08/21/2009 - 05:42
In late summer, thunderous Deception Falls on Stevens Pass highway goes soft.
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Lifeguards stay fit, fast and focused

Wenatchee World - Fri, 08/21/2009 - 05:42
Lifeguards always seem so calm and collected, right?
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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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