The Wenatchee World

Weather:

Weather

The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

Remove this weather forecast

Heat Advisory issued July 29 at 8:28AM PDT until July 29 at 8:00PM PDT by NWS

...HOT CONDITIONS EXPECTED AGAIN ON TODAY... ...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT THIS EVENING... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SPOKANE HAS ISSUED A HEAT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT THIS EVENING. * TEMPERATURES...HIGHS 99 TO 105. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. * TIMING...TEMPERATURES WILL BE WARMEST BETWEEN 1 PM AND 8 PM.

This Afternoon

Hi102° Hot

Tonight

Lo71° Mostly Clear

Wednesday

Hi100° Hot

Wednesday Night

Lo70° Mostly Clear

Thursday

Hi99° Hot

Thursday Night

Lo71° Mostly Clear

Friday

Hi95° Slight Chc Thunderstorms

Friday Night

Lo70° Slight Chc Thunderstorms

Saturday

Hi94° Mostly Sunny

Saturday Night

Lo71° Partly Cloudy

Everyday Business | Now THIS is what we call grocery shopping

Send to Kindle
Print This

It’s the worst-kept secret since Hobby Lobby filed building plans with the City of East Wenatchee and responded to questions with, in effect, “Store? What store?”

Location scouts for Boise-based WinCo Foods, a discount grocery chain, were recently in Wenatchee and East Wenatchee looking for a place to open a store — either raw land for building from scratch or an existing building they could squeeze into.

Real estate agents were buzzing with the news, of course, as city officials escorted the scouts to various properties, including the now-vacant Food Pavilion store in Olds Station.

Employee-owned WinCo has 86 stores in seven western states and more than 14,000 employees. Most stores are open 24 hours a day and measure around 75,000 to 100,000 square feet. That means the old Food Pavilion store — at under 60,000 square feet — might be too small for WinCo.

Folks connected to that property have also said that, so far, no new tenant has been signed for the space.

All comments are moderated before appearing. For more information, please read the approval guidelines. Questions? See our Disqus commenting FAQ or our full commenting policy.

Comments Help

A few important points:

  • You must have a Disqus account to comment (your Wenatchee World login and Disqus login are completely separate)
  • You must provide your first and last name
  • Your comment must be civil

For more information see our Disqus commenting FAQ or our full commenting policy