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Nebraska tower maker lays off about 70 workers

Wenatchee World - Sat, 08/08/2009 - 17:29
EPHRATA — Katana Summit, maker of towers for wind turbines, laid off 14 employees at its plant here Thursday and another 70 at its home base in Columbus, Neb.
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Wind-fanned fire burns fire commissioner’s house

Wenatchee World - Sat, 08/08/2009 - 17:29
WENATCHEE — Flames had already engulfed Fire Commissioner Phil Dormaier's house when firefighters first arrived early this morning.
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Assistant superintendent takes Yakima job

Wenatchee World - Sat, 08/08/2009 - 17:29
WENATCHEE — Steve Cole, assistant superintendent of human resources, has resigned from the Wenatchee School District to take the same job with the Yakima School District.
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Traffic restrictions due to salmon recovery project

Wenatchee World - Sat, 08/08/2009 - 17:29
CASHMERE — Traffic may be restricted to one lane on Highway 2/97 at the Aplets Way intersection near Cashmere as construction crews carve a channel for fish passage in the Wenatchee River.
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PUD workers find body of missing boater in river

Wenatchee World - Sat, 08/08/2009 - 17:29
ORONDO — Chelan County PUD biologists conducting a bird survey on the Columbia River discovered the body of a missing Edmonds boater in the Columbia River near Chelan Falls Thursday morning.
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Correction: Eggers obituary

Wenatchee World - Sat, 08/08/2009 - 17:29
Ardeth Rae (Radach) Eggers, who died Aug. 3, had been a bartender. She is also survived by her sister, Susan DeWitt of East Wenatchee. Her brother, Michael Radach, is a resident of Lacey. The funeral home provided incomplete and incorrect information for an obituary on Page A4 Wednesday. A corrected version appears on Page A4 today.
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World lays off 12

Wenatchee World - Sat, 08/08/2009 - 17:29
Continuing advertising-revenue shortfalls in a faltering economy caused The Wenatchee World to reduce staff by 12 people this week.
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Saved life comforts grieving family

Wenatchee World - Sat, 08/08/2009 - 17:29
WENATCHEE — It took six long, very painful, sometimes blurry years for David Harris to summon the emotional strength to read a newspaper story about the man whose life his son unknowingly saved.
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Solace from the stars

Wenatchee World - Sat, 08/08/2009 - 17:29
EAST WENATCHEE — Brad Hitzel credits a 1995 Wenatchee World article with getting him hooked on astronomy. The article about an annual astronomy club gathering on Table Mountain near Blewett Pass offered him the names of local stargazers, some of whom talked philosophically in the article about how man's existence and destiny is tied to the cosmos.
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PUD workers find body of missing boater in river

Wenatchee World - Sat, 08/08/2009 - 05:09
ORONDO — Chelan County PUD biologists conducting a bird survey on the Columbia River discovered the body of a missing Edmonds boater in the Columbia River near Chelan Falls this morning.
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AppleSox batter Kelowna in 16-4 victory

Wenatchee World - Sat, 08/08/2009 - 05:09
KELOWNA, B.C. — Sometimes baseball teams get the good fortune of having a few guys find their stroke at the plate at once.
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Collegiate baseball standings and box score

Wenatchee World - Sat, 08/08/2009 - 05:09
Collegiate baseball
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News of record

Wenatchee World - Sat, 08/08/2009 - 05:09
Chelan County
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Transparency heralded at open records forum

Wenatchee World - Sat, 08/08/2009 - 05:09
WENATCHEE — Openness, transparency and accountability were the themes of a public forum about Washington state's public records and open meetings laws Wednesday night.
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Teen driver suspected of stealing car arrested

Wenatchee World - Sat, 08/08/2009 - 05:09
EAST WENATCHEE — East Wenatchee police, with guns drawn, ordered three teenage boys out of a stolen car about 2 a.m. today and arrested one of the boys, said Sgt. Bruce Nash.
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Man arrested at NCW marijuana grow going to prison

Wenatchee World - Sat, 08/08/2009 - 05:09
SPOKANE — A man caught at a campsite next to a marijuana-growing operation on the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest last summer was sentenced in federal court Tuesday to six years and three months in prison.
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New fires kept small, firefighters get reprieve from heat

Wenatchee World - Sat, 08/08/2009 - 05:09
WENATCHEE — Firefighters with the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest kept six new wildfires to 2 acres or less after a brief storm swept through northern Chelan County early Wednesday morning, authorities said.
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Baby in car draws one-month jail sentence

Wenatchee World - Sat, 08/08/2009 - 05:09
LEAVENWORTH — A Leavenworth woman who left her 2-year-old daughter in a car while she was drinking at a bar was sentenced Wednesday to a month in jail.
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3-truck collision sends one to hospital

Wenatchee World - Sat, 08/08/2009 - 05:09
WENATCHEE — A three-vehicle collision on Cherry Street about noon Wednesday sent a 52-year-old Wenatchee man to the hospital.
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