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Winter Storm Watch issued December 07 at 2:37AM PST until December 09 at 4:00PM PST by NWS

...WINTER STORM FOR MUCH OF THE REGION POSSIBLE LATE THIS WEEK... .A LONG PERIOD OF LIGHT ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL ADD UP TO POSSIBLE MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OVER A 24 TO 36 HOUR PERIOD. ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL BEGIN THURSDAY AFTERNOON IN THE CASCADES AND BEGINNING THURSDAY EVENING OVER THE REST OF THE REGION. THE SNOW WILL TAPER OFF OVER MOST AREAS BY LATE FRIDAY...SNOW SHOWERS

This Afternoon

Hi25° Partly Sunny

Tonight

Lo15° Partly Cloudy then Chance Snow

Thursday

Hi24° Snow

Thursday Night

Lo21° Snow

Friday

Hi29° Chance Snow

Friday Night

Lo21° Chance Snow

Saturday

Hi31° Chance Snow

Saturday Night

Lo22° Mostly Cloudy

Sunday

Hi32° Slight Chance Snow

Sunday Night

Lo22° Chance Snow

Giant Puppet 'Progress' and Music in the Park

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Saturday was another fun and productive day of Giant Puppet making at the swing room of the Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center. Don Collins and the Wenatchee High School volunteers were busy painting, sealing and attaching faux hair to the paper mache’ heads and hands. Meanwhile Bill and Cindy Rietveldt tried out the frame and superstructure of the David Thompson puppet out in the alley only to find that it bowed a bit too much. Some redesign and subsequent reworking of the structure entailed. One issue after another with the framework of the puppet, but still Bill is confident, or so he said, that it’ll all be done by parade day. All the volunteers were rewarded with all beef hot dogs, snacks and goodies before hanging it up for the day. Still a secret about the ‘mystery’ puppet character to be revealed only at the Grand Parade…be patient on that. So; don’t ask me as I will not tell. To watch a video of Saturdays Puppet building activities go to http://www.youtube.com/user/56Daut?feature=mhum

Upon leaving I noticed some young musicians playing in Centennial Park just behind the museum. I stopped for a moment to get a few pictures and get some names and info. Playing at the benefit for the Red Cross put on by the Wenatchee High School Red Cross Club, was a young guitarist named Bryce Richardson who was playing “I’ll Follow You Into The Dark” A very nice performance. As I was leaving, a young duo made up of Bree Hoffman and Mallory Gillin were just beginning to perform. Thank you to Casie McGinness, President of the Red Cross Club for the info on the artists and activity. A great bunch of kids performing for a good cause and, another fine day for the arts in our valley.