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[8/30/19] Ripped off Radio Station Returns to the Air

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A tribal-run radio station in Central Washington has returned on air nearly a year after burglars robbed the station of essential production equipment. KYNR 1490-AM station on the Yakama Reservation hosted its first shows yesterday using a makeshift system. Authorities say burglars took the station’s control board, microphones, printers, and the emergency alert system in […]

[8/9/19] Lake Chelan Senior Men’s Golf Club – Three Lakes Golf Course Field Day Game Competition Results for Tuesday, August 6th

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Participating Members included Dan Dedo and Lyle Burns (Team #1), Ed Holst and Roger Erickson (Team #2), Jim Storms and Doc Richards (Team #3), Ed Ferguson and Ellis Nierenberg (Team #4), Stefan Dobratz and John (Mr. VP) Hancock (Team #5), Mike Storey and Bill Fenton (Team #6), Pat Sullivan and Mike Giffin (Team #7), Bob […]

[8/1/19] Feline Mess Cleaned Up

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Authorities removed dozens of cats and found 13 dead kittens at a home in Snohomish County. Police searched the Monroe home Tuesday after neighbors alerted authorities to a strong smell and numerous bugs at the residence. Officers, a veterinarian and animal rescue team entered the home wearing protective clothing and masks to cope with the […]

[8/1/19] New Sex ID

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People who identify as other than female or male may soon have a third option when getting a Washington driver’s license. Gov. Jay Inslee’s office announced Tuesday a push for inclusion by offering the options of female, male and X. The change would also affect instruction permits and state ID cards. The department of licensing […]

[7/18/19] Wenatchee Valley Group Tackle Issues

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The community development initiative Our Valley Our Future is adding more projects to its Action Plan. It was first developed in 2016 to tackle challenges like wildfires, lagging wages, rising poverty rates and housing costs. Now the group is asking for public input on its 2020 plan and potential projects to include. The six proposals […]

[6/20/19] Buying Votes?

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A first-of-its-kind public campaign finance program in Seattle is giving voters vouchers worth $100 so they can make donations to candidates. Now in its second election cycle, the program is drawing national attention with support from Democratic presidential hopeful New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand. The city mails voters four $25 “Democracy Vouchers.” They can give […]

[6/19/19] MISSING HIKER FOUND DEAD

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The family of an Everett man who has been missing since October says he was found dead northeast of Snoqualmie Pass. 28-year-old Gavin Johnston told his father Oct. 17 he was heading to Stevens Pass for a two-month trip on a section of the Pacific Crest Trail. His family said he had almost no hiking […]

[6/18/19] Shot Dog Continues Recovery

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A dog named Cane continues his recovery at the Wenatchee Valley Humane Society after being shot three times. Last week veterinarians said Cane was stable enough to undergo surgery to remove two of the bullets, located in or around his cranial area. Over the weekend, swelling around the incisions pushed for further testing and pain […]

[6/14/19] First Woman Naval Commander

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A U.S. Navy officer has made history by being the first woman elevated to the command of a Washington state shipyard. Capt. Dianna Wolfson became the new commander of the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility Wednesday. Vice Adm. Thomas Moore of the Naval Sea Systems Command installed Wolfson during a ceremony attended […]

[6/12/19] Media Appeal Continues

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Washington Supreme Court justices had pointed questions for lawyers representing both the Legislature and a media coalition yesterday. The media group sued on whether changes to the state’s voter-approved Public Records Act throughout the years have affected what legislative records must be released. The high court heard oral arguments yesterday on the appeal of a […]