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Heat Advisory issued July 01 at 4:50AM PDT until July 03 at 9:00PM PDT by NWS

...HOT TEMPERATURES RETURN TO THE INLAND NORTHWEST... .TRIPLE DIGIT TEMPERATURES AROUND 103 DEGREES OR ABOVE WILL RETURN TODAY...PERSISTING INTO FRIDAY. THE HEAT WILL HIT FIRST IN THE SOUTHERN PORTION OF THE CENTRAL BASIN... SOUTHWEST PALOUSE AND ALONG THE CLEARWATER RIVER EXPANDING NORTHWARD INTO LOWER VALLEY AREAS ALONG THE COLUMBIA THROUGH WENATCHEE AND INTO THE OKANOGAN

This Afternoon

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Tonight

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Thursday

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Thursday Night

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Friday

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Friday Night

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Independence Day

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Saturday Night

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Sunday

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Sunday Night

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Wenatchee, winners of 3 of 4, half game behind Sweets

Baseball Blurbs by Bruce  Wenatchee 5, Walla Walla 4 last night. Wenatchee (8-11) at Walla Walla (10-12) 7:05 tonight.  The Players - 32 young men have played for the AppleSox this season.- 7 played here before...Kyle Blankenship, Zach Haggett, Joey Jensen, Reign Letkeman, Colton Loomis, Kyle Vanderkin and Hunter Wells...the highest number of returnees in 10 years.- 433 have donned the red, white and blue all together in 16 years.- There has been one 4-year player, 12 have been here three seasons and 42 spent two summers on the local diamond. Miscellany- ...
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2015 fire season starts with a vengeance

Facebook feeds across the valley went from rainbows and politics to harrowing pictures of the fires that broke out in Wenatchee Sunday night. The Wenatchee World reporters were quick on the scene to report news in real time to keep the community informed and safe. The Digital Department worked late into the night to help post the news on social media and share the photos and videos that were sent to us. The amount of traffic to our social media and website was astounding. In fact, it took our website ...
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AppleSox go for sweep of HarbourCats this afternoon

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NCW Calendar funds the fun

According to SmartAsset.com, Wenatchee is the fifth most fitness-friendly city in America. Hey, what can we say? Between the handfuls of cyclists that can be spotted every day, to the dedicated crew that runs every Tuesday and Thursday to the talented yogis on every street corner, it is hard to argue.
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14 games into season AppleSox get first home run

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Everyday Business | Home sales still sizzling

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AppleSox on two-game win streak

Baseball Blurbs by Bruce Wenatchee 8, Medford 3 last night. Medford (5-6) at Wenatchee (3-5) 7:05 tonight. Miscellany- The Sox are 6-5 vs. Medford and 4-1 in Paul Thomas Sr. Baseball Stadium.- Medford has now dropped five straight.                                                                        - The local club averaged 2.8 runs for their first five league games and 8.7 in the last three.- 2 hours, 59 minutes, 24 seconds...the average time of the five home league contests.  The average for all games the first 15 seasons was 2:34.5.  Twenty-five bonus minutes (there are some of us who don't quite ...