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Bridge accident leads to multiple domestic violence charges

EAST WENATCHEE — A Quincy man who blocked the George Sellar Bridge in a DUI crash last week has now been charged with armed domestic violence. Miguel A. Quintanilla, 38, is charged in Douglas County with first-, second- and fourth-degree assault, as well as felony harassment and malicious mischief. He also faces a DUI charge from the May 10 crash, which tied up traffic on the bridge about 11 a.m.
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26 Candidates Register to Run For Office in Chelan/Douglas Counties on First Day of Filing Week

Tuesday is the second day of candidate filing week in Washington, with 26 people having filed to run for office on the first day of Monday in Chelan and Douglas counties. All but six of those filing the first day are incumbents, with notable exceptions being two candidates each to replace retiring Chelan County Commissioner Bob Bugert and retiring Chelan County District Court Judge Roy Fore.
CHELAN COUNTY, WA
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Deputy Running to Unseat Chelan County Sheriff

There are numerous new candidates to county races in Chelan and Douglas counties as Filing Week continues in the state. Among the most notable is Chelan County Deputy Sheriff Mike Morrison, who is now running to unseat his own superior, Brian Burnett for sheriff. Morrison is President of the Deputy...
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Our Valley Our Future Conducting Housing Survey

Residents of Chelan and Douglas County are invited to participate in a housing survey being put on by Our Valley Our Future (OVOF). Coordinator Steve Maher said OVOF wants to get a better picture of the housing challenges facing those within the region as well as their experiences in the market.
DOUGLAS COUNTY, WA
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[5/16/22] Straub On Mansfield Airport Way Ownership

Posted in Local Government & Meetings, Transportation. We told you last week about Douglas County’s going to court to settle the question of whether the county or the town of Mansfield owns Airport Way. We have more on that now from Douglas County Commissioner Marc Straub, who says this has been a long-running issue:
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[5/13/22] McNeil Canyon Safety Project

Almost 50 accidents have occurred on McNeil Canyon Road in the past ten years, two of them fatalities. And anyone who’s driven it knows what it’s like:. Douglas County Commissioner Marc Straub there. So how to make McNeil Canyon safer? Douglas County is working on getting funding for a four-million dollar project , but before that, Straub says they’re going to be installing some new signs to educate drivers:
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Routine childhood immunizations fell in Washington during pandemic

The state says there was a sharp drop in routine childhood immunizations during the COVID-19 pandemic. In a new report, the Washington State Department of Health said the overall immunization rate dropped by 13 percent in 2021 when compared to pre-pandemic levels. DOH said it is working with health care...
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Free Smoke Alarm Installations in Rock Island Saturday

Residents in the Rock Island area can take advantage of a free smoke alarm installation event this Saturday. The event is being put on by the American Red Cross as part of their national Red Cross Home Fire Campaign aimed at reducing fire deaths and injuries across the country. Volunteers...
ROCK ISLAND, WA
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Douglas County Commission Rejects East Wenatchee Annexation Proposal

East Wenachee’s plan to annex 600 homes and 1,300 residents is now dead in the water after the Douglas County Commission unanimously rejected the proposal Tuesday. Commissioners say the plan should go to a public vote after citizen response has shown strong opposition to the annexation. East Wenatchee Mayor...
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