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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

Hi100° Hot

Tonight

Lo73° Clear

Thursday

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Thursday Night

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Friday

Hi102° Hot

Friday Night

Lo70° Clear

Independence Day

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Saturday Night

Lo70° Clear

Sunday

Hi99° Hot

Sunday Night

Lo73° Mostly Clear

Trans fats may hurt memory

Artificial trans fats in processed foods, which were all but banned by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) this week, may interfere with memory, according to a new study.

British study links chocolate with fewer heart attacks, strokes

New research has found that devoted consumers of chocolate — including some who eat the equivalent of about two standard candy bars a day — are 11 percent less likely than those who eat little to no chocolate to have heart attacks and strokes, and 25 percent less likely to die of cardiovascular disease.

Dear Abby: Free financial advice that could save you a bundle

Dear Abby: Making wise decisions about what to do with your money can be tough. Insurance policies, mortgages and investment plans come with so much terminology and fine print. The phone calls, email messages and mail offers for products and services are endless, and some are downright dishonest. It seems as if there’s a scammer — or an opportunity to make the wrong financial decision — around every corner.

Insects, Bugs and Spiders… Oh, My!

Honeybees, bugs, spiders — learn all sorts of interesting and helpful facts and ideas about many of these beneficial and interesting little creatures at this Saturday’s Third Saturday in the Garden event. It’s aptly named “Insects, Bugs and Spiders ... Oh, My!”
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Use a light-bodied wine

A lot of acidity (from orange juice and mustard) goes into the marinade for this fish dish, but not a lot sticks around in the final preparation. That’s a blessing because it allows for a wider range of both white and red wines to accompany it. Salmon is one of the oilier fish, which makes some light-bodied red wines sing with it. Suggestions come along for a dry rose, a light red and a high-acid white. Stay away from big-bodied red wines on this one. Likewise, avoid overly oaky whites.

Stock up on inexpensive whites, pinks for summer

As temperatures creep toward — even into — triple digits, we think more and more about refreshing wines to enjoy in the Great Northwest. And with summer’s arrival, so too shall we load up with bright white and crisp rosé wines.
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Toss it with risotto

Sure, spears of asparagus are great as a side hot off the grill, roasted or broiled — I really never tire of it. But asparagus cut into pieces also is a great addition to leafy green or pasta salads, rice salads or stirred into stir-fries.
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New study: Adults need to sleep 7 hours a day

SEATTLE — Seven hours of shut-eye: That’s the minimum amount of sleep that adults need each night for best health, according to new recommendations from a panel led by a University of Washington sleep expert.
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Bayless is back with engaging new cookbook

Mix the passion chef Rick Bayless has for the cuisines of Mexico with his enthusiasm for serving it up at his many restaurants and on his TV series “Mexico: One Plate at a Time,” and it’s easy to see how that could never be contained in a handful of books.

FFA attends state convention

Chelan FFA attended the 85th annual Washington State FFA Convention on May 14-16 at Washington State University (WSU) in Pullman.

Sports Medicine Team gets 5th

The Wenatchee High School Sports Medicine Team, under director Dale Blair, placed fifth in the American Academic Competition Institute Competition on May 18. This is the fourth year they have competed in the national online competition.

Second Harvest to make delivery Thursday

Second Harvest will distribute free food to families in need on Thursday from noon to 2 p.m. in the parking lot of Faith Lutheran Church, 171 Eastmont Ave.
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Reader scrapbook

Lab/golden retriever Ruger, pictured here at 8 weeks old, enjoys an ice cream “puppy treat” from Dairy Queen. His owner is Amy Freel of Okanogan.