Douglas County Sheriff’s Report

Incidents for June 28-July 1
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Fire near Highway 2/97 north of E. Wenatchee

ORONDO — A wind-driven brush fire scorched a hillside north of Rocky Reach Dam on July 2. Lightning sparked the fire about 1:30 p.m. and it was estimated at 12 acres by 2 p.m. It burned up a hillside above Turtle Rock near milepost 136 on Highway 2/97, said Chief Jim Oatey with Douglas County Fire District 4. Crews responding were from Douglas County fire districts 4 and 1 and the state...
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‘Tempest’ performed in the PAC courtyard

WENATCHEE — Full Circle Theatre Company and Numerica Performing Arts Center present the first Twilight Theatre production of Shakespeare’s “The Tempest” July 11-13 and 18-20 at 7:30 p.m. The William Shakespeare play will be performed by a local cast in the Numerica PAC courtyard. Tickets are $20 for adults and $18 for seniors and students and can be purchased by phone at 663-2787,...
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Latin superstar Christian Nodal brings tour to the Town Toyota Center

WENATCHEE — Popular Mexican singer-songwriter Christian Nodal brings his “Ahora” tour to the Town Toyota Center on July 13. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the show starts at 8 p.m. Nodal’s 2017 debut single, “Adiós Amor,” garnered significant airplay in Mexico and the United States. His debut studio album the following year, “Me Dejé Llevar,” was met...
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Actress presents a story hour for adults

WATERVILLE — The North Central Region Library will present “The Bedquilt,” as part of its summer program series, on July 17 at the Waterville Library. “The Bedquilt,” by Dorothy Canfield Fisher, centers on old Aunt Mehetable who is taken for granted by her New England family — until she conceives a quilt “beyond which no pattern could go.” A suspenseful...
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Our College Students

News of college students from the Empire Press coverage area University of Alabama TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Alexandrea Nessi of East Wenatchee was named to the Dean’s List for spring 2019. Students named to the Dean’s List must have a grade-point average of 3.5 or above. Gettysburg College GETTYSBURG, Penn. — Taylor Cannatelli of East Wenatchee was named to the Dean’s Honor List...
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Death Notices for the issue of July 11, 2019

Death notices from Douglas County
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Marriage Licenses

Issued in Douglas County John Kenneth Bush III, 25, and Rebecca Sue Mullen, 24, both of East Wenatchee
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Pet of the Week

  Callie is the sweetest girl, according to officials with the Wenatchee Valley Humane Society. She is a 9-year-old, medium size, black and brown short-hair domestic mix. Callie looks and acts young for her age. She is seeking a soft place to land and a stress-free environment. Since she has been declawed, she must remain indoors. Callie loves to be petted and craves lots of attention. She...
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Run with the Cops this Saturday

EAST WENATCHEE — Run with the Cops, a 5k fun run/walk, will bring together the community and local law enforcement officers for a fundraiser for Washington Special Olympics on July 13. The run/walk will start and finish at the Fred Meyer parking lot. There will also be a 2k for kids. The event will begin at 8 p.m. with check-in at 7 p.m. Adult pre-registration is $25 or $35 day of run. One...
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