Partially flooded growers hold on to hope

Hector and Victor Maldonado hope to salvage three blocks of waterlogged pear trees and cherry trees.

Photo by Katie Teachout
Hector and Victor Maldonado hope to salvage three blocks of waterlogged pear trees and cherry trees.



TONASKET — Hector and Victor Maldonado are hoping to salvage the summer yet, despite three blocks of pear trees and cherry trees water-logged under the past couple weeks of flooding.

“We are impacted, but many more are affected worse than us,” said Hector Maldonado at his family's orchard north of town on Highway 7...

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