Zeb Postelwait sits in a treehouse March 11 at his home in Wenatchee, Wash. Officials say the treehouse overhangs the sidewalk, threatening public safety. Postelwait disagrees. City officials say he could keep it if he takes out a $1 million insurance policy. Postelwait says no way. The city is prepared to seek a court order to remove the treehouse and send Postelwait the bill. He feels the city is harassing him.

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Zeb Postelwait sits in a treehouse March 11 at his home in Wenatchee, Wash. Officials say the treehouse overhangs the sidewalk, threatening public safety. Postelwait disagrees. City officials say he could keep it if he takes out a $1 million insurance policy. Postelwait says no way. The city is prepared to seek a court order to remove the treehouse and send Postelwait the bill. He feels the city is harassing him.

Washington homeowner fighting to keep treehouse

The Associated Press

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WENATCHEE, Wash. — Zeb Postelwait of Washington state always wanted to build a treehouse for his sons. He got the chance last summer after moving into a Wenatchee home with a big tree in the front yard.

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