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August 28, 2014 at 1:31 PM

BB gun for scaring pigeons triggers hospital lockdown

By Mike Irwin The Wenatchee World WENATCHEE — The BB gun that triggered a lockdown Friday of Confluence Health’s Wenatchee Valley Medical Center was set to be used for the first time to scare pigeons off the roof, Wenatchee Police Chief Tom Robbins said Wednesday. Officers from local law enforcement agencies locked down the busy center around 4:30…


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January 15, 2014 at 2:28 PM

Stanwood High School locked down for report of armed teen

Update at 2:57 p.m.:| The sheriff’s office says the lockdown has been lifted and students are being allowed to go home. No one is in custody. Original post: |Stanwood High School has been locked down after school officials received a of an armed teen on campus, according to the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office. It was reported around…


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November 1, 2013 at 8:16 AM

Halloween toy gun prompts Wenatchee school lockdown

WENATCHEE  (AP) — A woman’s Halloween costume that included a realistic-looking AR-15 toy rifle sent Wenatchee police officers and Chelan County sheriff’s deputies rushing to a school. A passer-by reported seeing someone walking near Lewis and Clark Elementary with what appeared to be an assault rifle. The school was put on lockdown for about a half-hour…


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February 5, 2012 at 9:07 AM

Morning Memo/Sunday: It's a beautiful morning; dog starts house fire; inmates on lockdown

Weather: Sun, sun, sun. Can’t get enough of it. The forecast calls for mostly clear skies today and Monday. It will likely be a bit cloudy Tuesday and Wednesday, but no precipitation is in store for us the entire week. Let’s hold Mother Nature to that forecast. The details. Traffic: The details. A dog started a fire in…


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