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Hydrologic Outlook issued January 17 at 12:00AM PST until January 17 at 6:00PM PST by NWS

...Rain and snowmelt may cause localized flooding issues this week... A change in the weather pattern this week will bring above freezing temperatures to much of the region and the potential for significant rainfall to far eastern Washington and the Idaho Panhandle. With widespread low elevation snow across the Inland


Lo10° Slight Chance Wintry Mix and Patchy Freezing Fog


Hi21° Wintry Mix

Tuesday Night

Lo20° Freezing Rain


Hi32° Rain/Freezing Rain

Wednesday Night

Lo29° Wintry Mix Likely then Slight Chance Snow


Hi36° Cloudy

Thursday Night

Lo27° Slight Chance Rain/Snow


Hi34° Rain

Friday Night

Lo26° Rain/Snow


Hi35° Chance Rain

Dorothy Ruth Horton

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Dorothy Ruth Horton

November 13, 1921 ~ January 18, 2014

Dorothy Ruth Horton was born November 13, 1921, to Dale and Vida James. She was born at home, in the small town of Monitor, WA, where her parents were homesteaders. Dorothy attended Wenatchee High School and later went to Wenatchee Business College, where she became a woman ahead of her time. After meeting the love of her life and marrying, she traveled with her husband, Denny, as he pursued his career in professional baseball. Upon returning to the Wenatchee Valley, they settled in Monitor. Dorothy pursued her career in bookkeeping and raised their three children on their family orchard. Some of her fondest memories were those spent with the large extended family at Cougar Inn on Lake Wenatchee. After retirement, Dorothy and Denny enjoyed a life of travel, camping, golf, and the Alaska outdoors. “You will be missed.”

She was preceded in death by her husband, Denny; and son, Jim. She is survived by her children, Vicki Hester and Nan Missal; adopted family member, B.J. Howerton; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

A Viewing will be available at Telford’s Chapel of the Valley in East Wenatchee on Thursday, January 23, 2014, from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. There will be a Graveside Ceremony at the Cashmere City Cemetery on Friday, January 24, 2014, at 1:00 p.m. for friends and family. A Memorial Service will be held at the Monitor Methodist Church on Saturday, January 25, 2014, at 1:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center. Arrangements are assisted by Telford’s Chapel of the Valley, East Wenatchee.

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