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Fire Destroys Orondo Area Farm Shop and Contents

A farm shop, equipment, tractors and hay were destroyed in an early morning fire near Orondo this morning.  Douglas County Fire District #4 Chief Jim Oatey said crews responded to the report of a structure fire on Higgins Loop Road in the Brays Landing area just before 4:30am. Oatey said…

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Chelan PUD Studies Switch To LED Streetlights

Chelan County PUD commissioners are considering the safety benefits and the cost effectiveness of replacing streetlights owned by cities, Chelan County and the PUD with energy efficient LEDs, or light emitting diodes. In a press release, PUD Energy Development and Conservation manager Andrew Grassell said the biggest safety benefit from LED streetlights…