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Flash Flood Watch issued August 20 at 3:51PM PDT until August 22 at 9:00PM PDT by NWS

...STORMS ON FRIDAY MAY PRODUCE FLASH FLOODING OR MUD SLIDES OVER NORTH CASCADE BURN SCARS... .SLOW MOVING SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED ON FRIDAY OVER THE NORTH WASHINGTON CASCADES. LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN WILL BE A POSSIBILITY IN AREAS RECENTLY BURNED BY WILDFIRES...INCLUDING THE CARLTON, CHIWAUKUM, LITTLE BRIDGE CREEK, DUNCAN, MILLS CREEK,

Tonight

Lo61° Mostly Clear

Thursday

Hi81° Sunny

Thursday Night

Lo61° Slight Chc Thunderstorms

Friday

Hi80° Heavy Rain

Friday Night

Lo59° Chance Thunderstorms

Saturday

Hi83° Sunny

Saturday Night

Lo58° Mostly Clear

Sunday

Hi84° Mostly Sunny

Sunday Night

Lo64° Partly Cloudy

Monday

Hi86° Sunny

Meeting notices

Meetings scheduled throughout North Central Washington

Chelan FFA’s Rodriguez honored by White House

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The White House and the U.S. Department of Agriculture honored 15 “Champions of Change” leaders from across the country July 29, including Jesus Rodriguez, a 2014 Chelan High School graduate. The recognized leaders are doing extraordinary things to build a foundation for the next generation of farming and ranching.

War hero to speak at annual sub vets picnic

ELLENSBURG — The annual picnic of the U.S. Submarine Veterans of Central and Eastern Washington will be held Aug. 16 at a member’s home near Ellensburg.

College life

Honor roll for Wenatchee Valley College

Pet of the Week: Gloria is a gem

Gloria is a snuggly, cuddly gal who just wants love from a new forever friend, say officials at the Wenatchee Valley Humane Society.

Dear Abby: Expectant mom with a past must consider baby’s future

Dear Abby: Coming out of an abusive relationship in the past, I made some poor decisions. I moved away from home and into pornography and prostitution. I come from a small town, and it became a big deal when it hit the Internet. Everyone in my generation back home knew what I did.

Swedish study: Mammograms beneficial in women 75 and up

When a mammogram detects breast cancer in a woman age 75 or older, it’s more likely to be early stage disease that can be treated less aggressively, according to a study of thousands of patients in a Seattle cancer registry.

Dear Abby: Tread carefully when naming baby after deceased relative

Dear Abby: What is the protocol for naming a baby after a deceased person? If the name you want to use is a deceased family member’s name, do we ask his next of kin for approval? Do we say nothing? Is it assumed that people who wish to use someone’s name when naming their child should seek permission (whether the person is living or dead)?
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In the Garden: Aug. 16 garden gala is ripe pickings for tomato lovers

Although the Chinese calendar doesn’t have a Year of the Tomato, perhaps Wenatchee should — this year. At least it seems appropriate, with our warm spring and then plenty of hot days this summer to bring on lots of those mouth-watering, fresh-picked fruits.
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Beler—25th

Clint and Kristi Beler of East Wenatchee will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary Tuesday.
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Nelson, Bazan

Jeffrey Scott Nelson and Grace Catherine Bazan exchanged wedding vows May 10 at the Wenatchee Golf & Country Club in East Wenatchee. Tim Tschantz officiated.