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Volunteers annually count the number of people who walk or ride bicycles at selected locations during a three-day survey.
OLYMPIA - Each year, the number of people who choose to walk, ride bicycles or take other active travel means as their mode of transportation is increasing in Washington. How do we know? Volunteers annually count the number of people who walk or ride bicycles at selected locations during a three-...

New Deputy Forest Supervisor Erick Walker
Wenatchee -  New Deputy Forest Supervisor Erick Walker reported for duty at the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest headquarters on May 28..   “Erick has hit the ground running, so to speak with his first month being full of regional and forest leadership meetings, employee training sessions, and...
The Republicans' 2016 gubernatorial nominee Bill Bryant: He has just led a backpack trip to protest Trump administration plan to allow oil and gas drilling in our Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary.    The Republican conservationist, a species plentiful a century ago in the era of Theodore...

Pictured above is, from left, Douglas County Lawyer Robert Hunter, recent Purple Heart award recipient Ron Hoffman, his brother, fellow Vietnam War veteran and Cashmere resident Tom Gray behind him and Brian Thorpe of Global Car Care of Wenatchee.
DOUGLAS COUNTY - On Wednesday, August 1 Douglas County lawyer Robert Hunter was invited by this reporter to a ceremony at the Wenatchee Convention Center to honor a man who was "blown up" and seriously injured during the Vietnam War's 1968 "year of the Tet Offensive."   That man, former Army...

Diana graduated May 12 and became the first one in her family with a B.A.
CHELAN -- Hello everybody, my name is Diana Piñon and I am the new reporter for the Lake Chelan Mirror. I have been in town for a month now and I absolutely love it. I moved away from my home in Everett to start my career in journalism. I am glad I was given the opportunity to come down to this...
NCW - The thrill of having Monday off, the lingering effects from the post-work happy hour cocktail and the bad habit of speeding around tourists that slow to an infuriating speed to ogle the mountain side - safety hazards on the road amplify during holiday weekends, including upcoming Labor Day...
Most folks feel that radio is "sexier" than print media, but if they only knew the truth about radio talk shows. What really goes on behind the scenes? Are you actually listening to who you think you are? Was that really Jay Inslee or Dino Rossi or a hybrid named Dino Inslee found sleeping in the...

A future derby winner may be in this lineup of 9-to-14-year-old fishermen who were awarded free fishing outfits for their efforts.
BREWSTER – The second Washington State Housing Finance Commission (WSHFC) Homebuyer Education Seminar to be held in Brewster is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, August 18, at the Brewster Senior Center at 109 S. Bridge Street in Brewster. The workshop is designed to help prospective...

Maurice Santillants of Lynnwood caught this 34-pound hatchery chinook salmon in the Brewster pool area of the Columbia River last Friday morning, August 3. It was on opening morning of the Brewster King Salmon Derby and, if Santillants had been an entrant, his monster salmon would have won King of the Pool honors by almost seven pounds.
The 34.32-pound king salmon caught in the Brewster pool last Friday, Aug. 3 was not an entry in the salmon derby.

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