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Fire-related weather warnings issued

A Fire Weather Watch will be in effect from 2-11 p.m. for the Wenatchee Valley, Waterville Plateau and Grand Coulee area. And a Hazardous Weather Outlook has been issued for Ferry County and the Okanogan Highlands through next Wednesday.

Yakama tribal members sentenced in eagle killings

Court records show Willard Phillip Maldonado, 41, of Union Gap, and Austin Henry Phillips, 39, of Granger, had killed eagles, and that Maldonado was selling their parts through social media

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Motorcyclist killed in head-on collision

Eastmont Extension is closed while authorities investigate the crash that claimed the life of Brett B. Hendrick, 23 of East Wenatchee

Goode Fire burning in mountains northwest of Stehekin

A new fire is burning about 1,000 feet above Five Mile Camp near Goode Mountain in the Lake Chelan National Recreation Area.

New fire burning near Loon Lake

State officials close state Highway 395 between Clayton and Loon Lake due to brush fire.

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Fire-related weather warnings issued

A Fire Weather Watch will be in effect from 2-11 p.m. for the Wenatchee Valley, Waterville Plateau and Grand Coulee area. And a Hazardous Weather Outlook has been issued for Ferry County and the Okanogan Highlands through next Wednesday.

Yakama tribal members sentenced in eagle killings

Court records show Willard Phillip Maldonado, 41, of Union Gap, and Austin Henry Phillips, 39, of Granger, had killed eagles, and that Maldonado was selling their parts through social media

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Motorcyclist killed in head-on collision

Eastmont Extension is closed while authorities investigate the crash that claimed the life of Brett B. Hendrick, 23 of East Wenatchee

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Phoenix symbolism fits Pateros

Take time Saturday to head to Pateros to help the community celebrate its rebirth. Take time to learn what it means to be “Pateros Strong.”

Food stamp sting long overdue

Program should encourage working, not reliance on handouts

Food stamp program's evolution from staples to process foods helped breed culture of selling benefits cards

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We need to manage forests better

The Senate should approve the Resilient Federal Forests Act, requiring the U.S. Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management to dramatically improve the health and resiliency of federal forests and rangelands.

  • Protect our children. Arm the teachers 54%
  • Guns don't belong in gun-free school zones 17%
  • Don't have children and don't care 2%
  • Hire armed security instead 18%
  • I don't have enough information to decide 9%

285 total votes