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Yesterday | Wenatchee World

Low Columbia River flows to close most boat launches between...

Low Columbia River flows Sunday night through Thursday will force the closure of all boat launches between Rock Island and Rocky Reach dams except the launch at Kirby Billingsley Hydro Park.

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Related Topix: Rock Island, WA, Entiat, WA

Friday | Wenatchee World

Burnout set to strengthen Duncan Fire containment

Smoke from an intentionally-set burnout on the Duncan Fire should be clearing today from the Entiat Valley and Lake Chelan area, Forest Service spokeswoman Robin DeMario said this morning.

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Related Topix: Entiat, WA, Chelan, WA, River Road, WA, Douglas County, WA

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Wenatchee World

Paving on Stemilt Loop Road delayed until Sept. 8

Paving work planned this week for Stemilt Loop Road has been postponed until Sept.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Lake Chelan Mirror

Preparing for fair

Cody Amsden of Manson prepares for the Chelan County Fair this weekend, Sept. 4-7. See next week's paper for more on the Manson FFA members preparing for the fair.

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Related Topix: Manson, WA

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Wenatchee World

Man who fell off train identified

A 39-year-old homeless man from Wenatchee has been identified as the person who died after falling off a train near Leavenworth late Saturday night.

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Related Topix: Wenatchee, WA, Leavenworth, WA

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Wenatchee World

Marjorie A. Schoentrup

SLOW MOVING SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED DURING THIS TIME OVER THE NORTH WASHINGTON CASCADES AND OKANOGAN area when she was five years old.

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Related Topix: Weather, Okanogan, WA, Edmonds, WA, Wedding, Wenatchee, WA

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Wenatchee World

BB gun triggers lockdown at medical center

LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN WILL BE POSSIBLE IN AREAS RECENTLY BURNED BY WILDFIRES...INCLUDING THE CARLTON... CHIWAUKUM...LITTLE BRIDGE Police respond to the report of a person entering the Wenatchee Valley Medical Center with a gun.

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Related Topix: Weather, Wenatchee, WA

Wenatchee World

Mary Lou Lattimer

Mary was born as the fourth child to Lonnie and Erie Roberts. She grew up and was educated in Cashmere, , where she was employed by Hartford Insurance Company and continued her education through secretarial, accounting and insurance classes.

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Related Topix: Cashmere, WA, Wenatchee, WA, Chelan, WA, East Wenatchee, WA

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Wenatchee World

H. Leslie "Les" Carpenter

H. Leslie "Les" Carpenter passed away quietly at home on Saturday, August 16, 2014, in the presence of family and caregivers.

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Related Topix: Wenatchee, WA, Chelan, WA, Manson, WA

KHQ-TV Spokane

Wenatchee teen killed in rollover crash

The Chelan County sheriff's office says 18-year-old Sarah Underwood of Wenatchee was killed Wednesday evening when the car in which she was riding overturned on a county road near Malaga.

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Related Topix: Wenatchee, WA, Malaga, WA

Lake Chelan Mirror

Western Washington Volleyball to play at Chelan HS

The current Great Northwest Athletic Conference champions will play an intersquad match Saturday, Aug. 23 at the Chelan High School gym at 7 p.m. Admission to the event is by way of a donation with all proceeds going to victims of the Carlton Complex Fire.

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Related Topix: Chelan, WA, Wenatchee, WA, Pateros, WA, Brewster, WA

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Wenatchee World

Chumstick Highway improvements could delay traffic

Traffic on a part of Chumstick Highway will be reduced to one lane starting Monday while crews remove big trees and prepare to pave.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Motorcycles spook horse on trail south of Cashmere

The Chelan County sheriff's office says the man who was bucked off the horse Monday afternoon was knocked unconscious and also suffered a serious cut when the animal stepped on his hand.

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Related Topix: Cashmere, WA, Wenatchee, WA

Wenatchee World

No time to waste on wild four o'clock

Earlier this summer, the Chelan County Noxious Weed Department received funding from the state Noxious Weed Control Board to help land owners eradicate wild four o'clock.

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Related Topix: Chelan, WA

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Wenatchee World

Women try to stop alleged DUI, get run over

Sarah N. Etheridge, 37, faces two charges of vehicular assault after Chelan County sheriff's deputies said she struck the two women with her car Aug. 3. The victims told deputies they tried to keep Etheridge from driving away from a home in the 12000 block of Wilson Street near Leavenworth after a day of drinking and floating the Wenatchee River.

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Related Topix: Leavenworth, WA

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Wenatchee World

Second pot store to open in Wenatchee area

The Wenatchee Valley's second retail marijuana store - the first in Chelan County - will open Aug. 23 just off Highway 97A.

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Related Topix: Wenatchee, WA

Fri Aug 15, 2014

KOMO News

Beer with a benefit: local breweries team up for wildfire relief

ELLENSBURG, Wash. -- They say you can't fight fire with fire, but in Eastern Washington, they're fighting fire with... beer.

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Related Topix: Beer, Ellensburg, WA, Pateros, WA

Thu Aug 14, 2014

KHQ-TV Spokane

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TRACK WEATHER 24/7 ON KHQ'S HD DOPPLER 6i INTERACTIVE RADAR: http://www.khq.com/category/161642/interactive-radar Today: We continue to be influenced by an area of low pressure which will remain stationary over the region Thursday...that's going to make for some more active weather.

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Related Topix: Weather, Spokane, WA, Natural Disasters, Flood, Douglas County, WA

The Spokesman-Review

Flash flood warning for north central Washington - Thu, 14 Aug 2014 PST

Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. WENATCHEE, Wash.

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Related Topix: Weather, Washington, Natural Disasters, Flood, Wenatchee, WA, Manson, WA

Bellingham Herald

Flash flood warning near Lake Chelan

Forecasters say the rain could cause flooding, debris flows and mudslides until 6:15 a.m. in central Chelan County and western Douglas County, along Highway 97 between Highway 2 and Chelan.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Flood, Chelan, WA, Douglas County, WA

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