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Hydrologic Outlook issued February 12 at 3:18PM PST until February 14 at 10:00AM PST by NWS

...WARM, RAINY, AND WINDY CONDITIONS WILL LEAD TO STREAM RISES... A MORE UNSETTLED WEATHER PATTERN ARRIVES THIS WEEKEND BRINGING RAINS AND WARM TEMPERATURES. MELTING MID AND LOW ELEVATION SNOW, IN COMBINATION WITH THE RAINS, WILL LEAD TO RISES ON MANY OF THE AREA`S STREAMS. MONDAY AND TUESDAY ARE FORECAST TO BRING EVEN WARMER TEMPERATURES...SOME NEAR RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURES...ALONG

Today

Hi44° Rain Likely

Tonight

Lo35° Rain Likely then Chance Rain

Sunday

Hi47° Slight Chance Rain

Sunday Night

Lo39° Slight Chance Rain

Washington's Birthday

Hi58° Partly Sunny

Monday Night

Lo41° Mostly Cloudy

Tuesday

Hi58° Mostly Cloudy

Tuesday Night

Lo41° Slight Chance Rain

Wednesday

Hi49° Chance Rain

Wednesday Night

Lo39° Chance Rain

Write On The River offers big prizes for short stories

Looking for a little motivation to write? How about $300? The eighth annual Write On The River competition is back. The Write On The River organization is offering $1,200 to six winners in two categories: fiction and nonfiction. So whether you’re sitting on a story you’ve yet to publish, or have an idea for something that you’ve yet to put down on paper, now is the time to start writing.

Go!’s annual New Year’s Eve guide

Tomorrow is Christmas. Maybe you're knee-deep in cookie dough and tinsel and Scotch tape today, but let’s look beyond that for a moment. New Year’s Eve is just one short week away. If you are still making your plans, read on for a list of places hosting music, serving dinner and throwing parties to ring in 2016.

Festival of Trees raises $85,000

WENATCHEE — Maybe money does grow on trees. This year’s Numerica Festival of Trees, “A Northwest Christmas,” raised $85,000 for the Performing Arts Center. Guests strolled through a holiday forest along the top floors of the PAC and the Wenatchee Convention Center Nov. 19-22, eyeing the elaborately decorated trees that were up for auction.

Follies and ‘Chicago’ auditions coming up

WENATCHEE — The one on the top of your tree needn't be the only star in your household this winter. The Numerica Performing Arts Center has two opportunities for aspiring actors and actresses coming up next month, beginning with auditions for “Follies A La Mode” on Jan 3.

Confluence Gallery begins ‘Artist to Artist’ program

Confluence Gallery & Art Center in Twisp is starting a new networking and education program called "Artist to Artist." Each quarter, a different Methow Valley artist will host a gathering in their studio.

Robert Graves Gallery Members’ Exhibition next month

The Robert Graves Gallery at the Wenatchee Valley College will host its 39th Annual Members’ Exhibition Jan. 8-Feb. 4. All members of the gallery are able to show up to two paintings. The opening reception will be held on Friday, Jan. 8 from 5-7 p.m.
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Merry and bright: A holiday lights driving tour

Bookmark this page. Then, when the sun sets on another short and hectic winter day, fill a Thermos with hot cocoa, load the family in the car and tune your radio to the Christmas station while you ooh and ahh at the beautiful homes on this map.
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Art show winners announced

WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center has announced the winners of its NCW Juried Art Show. Two judges evaluated about 220 entries and awarded the following:
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Time to shine: Figure skating club presents annual holiday show

WENATCHEE — There’s a small group of dedicated young athletes in Wenatchee that seem to glide under the radar. They practice at least six days a week, year round. They put in two-a-days, arriving for warm-ups by 6 a.m. and returning for more practice after school. They compete with other athletes from around the country. But you won’t see them celebrated at high school pep rallies. And they don’t wear letterman jackets.
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A mother remembers

June 1, 2005, was a parent's worst nightmare. My son was an athlete, United States Marine Corps Sergeant, and a Chelan County Sheriff's Deputy. He took his life due to a failed relationship. The jacket on my book, "Matt's Last Call: Surviving Our Protectors," says it best: “Life does not train you for this. Tragedies like this can easily separate you from your sanity. Almost from the beginning, however the Lord would not permit me to go there. There seemed to be some God-ordained plan in motion that would turn ...