The Wenatchee World

Weather:

Weather

The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

Remove this weather forecast

Winter Storm Watch issued December 07 at 2:21PM 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

Tonight

Lo17° Mostly Cloudy

Thursday

Hi26° Isolated Snow Showers then Snow

Thursday Night

Lo20° Snow

Friday

Hi28° Chance Snow

Friday Night

Lo21° Chance Snow

Saturday

Hi31° Chance Snow then Slight Chance Snow

Saturday Night

Lo22° Mostly Cloudy

Sunday

Hi32° Slight Chance Snow

Sunday Night

Lo23° Chance Snow

Monday

Hi29° Slight Chance Snow Showers

Where to pick up chicks

Send to Kindle
Print This
0318_loc_chicks2

Here’s an event that’ll have your kids clucking.

Coastal Farm & Ranch will give away 500 baby chicks beginning at 8 a.m. Saturday at its East Wenatchee store, 260 Highline Drive near Costco.

Clearly, company officials feel that it’s part of their cockle-doodle duty at Easter is introduce young folks to the power of pullets. The East Wenatchee event is part of 6,000 chicks the company will give away Saturday at its dozen stores across the Northwest.

“This is an opportunity for hands-on learning by kids,” said Coastal Farm & Ranch owner Buzz Wheeler. “With the help of parents, kids can raise and take care of a baby chick, feed it and watch it grow because of their hard work.”

The Northwest-hatched pullets were delivered to the stores from Dunlap Hatchery in Caldwell, Idaho. The little cluckers are already on the premises, so you can stop by during store hours to see and hear them be the Chicken Littles they are.

Oh, there’s a catch to receiving these free chicks. The store requires a purchase of 25 pounds of chick starter, which should last a moderately-hungry chick about six weeks and usher it into full pullet-hood. There’s also a limit of five chicks per household.

Trust us, five cheepers in a box in the kitchen is enough to make you peckish. Choose wisely.