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Wind Advisory issued August 29 at 3:38PM PDT until August 29 at 8:00PM PDT by NWS

...STRONG COLD FRONT TO PRODUCE VERY WINDY CONDITIONS AND BLOWING DUST INTO THE EARLY EVENING... ...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT THIS EVENING... * WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS BETWEEN 35 TO 45 MPH IN THE VALLEYS....EXCEPT 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS BETWEEN 45 AND 55 MPH IN THE MOUNTAINS.

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Sunday

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Monday

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Monday Night

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Tuesday

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Wednesday

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Winemaker's Journal -- Wine Festival bigger and better than ever

WENATCHEE -- With more than 30 wineries, four breweries, a couple distilleries and more than a dozen eateries pouring drinks and serving food, it was hard to not have a grand time at the Wenatchee Wine & Food Festival. The event was held  at the Town Toyota Center Aug. 22. Over 500 people attended. Sorry, if you missed it, but there's always next year.
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Butch

Winemaker's Journal -- Milbrandt pairs wines with meals on video

Butch Milbrandt may be best known as half of the team of two brothers who pioneered vineyard planting along the Columbia Basin's famed Wahluke Slope and Ancient Lakes regions. With nearly 3,000 acres of vineyard today sourcing dozens of award-winning wineries as well as their own rapidly growing wine label, the Milbrandt brothers are major players in Washington still developing wine industry.
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Ohme Gardens

Winemaker's Journal -- Ohme Gardens Wine and Food Gala rocks

Marco Martinez here filling in for Rick Steigmeyer. Rick had to work Saturday, so I filled in for him and attended Saturday evening's Ohme Wine & Food Gala. Lucky me! The annual event, organized by NCW Wine Country, is promoted as THE garden party of the summer. I won't argue with that. Hats off to Becky Driscoll and NCW Wine Country for pulling off a great event.Eight wineries, two cideries and nine eateries teamed up to provide food with matching pours. The selections featured both savory and sweet offerings.
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Everyday Business | Home sales still sizzling

In case you’re counting, Wenatchee-market homes priced at $350,000 and less sold in May at a rate of about 65 per month, according to the most recent report from Pacific Appraisal Associates. Year-to-date unit sales were up 19 percent to 355. Year-to-date dollar volume was up 24 percent to hit $93.5 million. Median price was up 9 percent to $242,900. Listings in May were up 47 percent to 153. Listings year-to-date were up 24 percent to to 609.
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wine judging

Winemaker's Journal -- NCW wines just get better and better

Judging for the fifth North Central Washington Wine Awards is now history. Still a ways off is the big event when awards will be announced and award winning wines poured for the public at the 2015 Wenatchee Food and Wine Festival. Results of the judging will be kept under wraps until the event, Aug. 22, at the Town Toyota Center.