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This Afternoon

Hi82° Isolated Showers


Lo65° Scattered Showers


Hi76° Chance Showers

Saturday Night

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Sunday Night

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Monday Night

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Hi75° Slight Chance Showers then Mostly Cloudy

Tuesday Night

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Marching band holds clothing drive

WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee Golden Apple Marching Band, in partnership with Clothes for the Cause, is holding a clothing and textiles drive through Saturday at Wenatchee High School, 1101 Millerdale Ave.

Okanogan Highlands Alliance to host hike

HAVILLAH — The Okanogan Highlands Alliance will host a guided hike along a hidden canyon connecting Burge Mountain Road and the Highlands Nordic Sno-Park near Havilliah on Aug. 16.

WSDOT seeking volunteers for survey

NCW — The state Department of Transportation is looking for volunteers to participate in its eighth annual survey of bicyclists and pedestrians across the state. The survey will take place Sept. 29 through Oct. 1.


Classes scheduled throughout North Central Washington


Class reunions scheduled throughout North Central Washington

Reader Scrapbook

Sara Rolfs supervises Camp STEAM students as they set off rockets at Riverfront Park in Wenatchee in July. The Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center offered the science-based camp as part of its Super Summer Adventures.

Five generations

The family of Virginia Snyder gathered recently for a five-generation photo. From left, mother Kayla Houck, great-great-grandmother Virginia Snyder holding great-great-granddaughter Sophia Houck, great-grandmother Gwendolyn Houck and grandmother Jennifer Houck, all are from Rock Island.

Meeting notices

Meetings scheduled throughout North Central Washington

College life

News of college students throughout North Central Washington

Dear Abby: Woman goes to the mat to defend her relative’s yoga photos

Dear Abby: A family member has recently lost more than 100 pounds running and doing yoga. She looks fantastic. Yoga is the focus of her life now, and she posts daily photos of herself on social media. In many of them she is scantily clad and in poses some might consider risque.

Aviles — Mikkelsen

Robyn Mikkelsen and Armando Aviles were married June 20 at Holy Apostles Catholic Church in East Wenatchee before Father Argemiro Orozco.

Birth announcements

Birth announcements from throughout North Central Washington

Carlin — Freerking

Rebecca Freerking and Ronald Carlin III were married in July.

Turner — Torres

Updated 8/13/15: This story, originally published on 8/9, has been updated to correct the surname of the bride and her parents.