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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

Overnight

Lo10° Slight Chance Wintry Mix and Patchy Freezing Fog

Tuesday

Hi21° Wintry Mix

Tuesday Night

Lo20° Freezing Rain

Wednesday

Hi32° Rain/Freezing Rain

Wednesday Night

Lo29° Wintry Mix Likely then Slight Chance Snow

Thursday

Hi36° Cloudy

Thursday Night

Lo27° Slight Chance Rain/Snow

Friday

Hi34° Rain

Friday Night

Lo26° Rain/Snow

Saturday

Hi35° Chance Rain

In the Garden | Start the season right

Have you ever wanted a guided tour through the growing season? So many gardeners question, “When do I do this? Is it time for that already?” 

In the Garden | Dried herbs, spices within easy reach

Now that we are snuggled up and warm inside our winter cocoon, our kitchen has become a hive of creativity. Long nights mean more time for cooking and gathering together around the evening meal.

The best cookbooks of the year

From the culinary melting pot cuisine of Macau to the unsung traditions of Appalachia, from the science that makes your food taste good to the proper way to grill a whole chicken, this year’s collection of our favorite cookbooks will inspire countless meals. They’re perfect for holiday gifting — for the cooks on your list or to reward yourself.

Aioli brings warming flavor of garlic to simple fish stew

Swimming is a skill I mastered early. At the Y, the instructor stood on the deck holding one end of a long pole; I shivered in the water gripping the other. On cue — the piano hit “Alley Cat” distorted by waves and walls — she’d drag the pole and the pole would drag me, thrashing
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Wine of the Week

This Wine of the Week selection earned Best Rosé honors in the 2016 Wenatchee Wine & Food Festival judging. We’ll feature other top winners in the coming weeks.
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Twin beds make a comeback for adults

HIGH POINT, N.C. — Not since the days of “I Love Lucy” and “The Dick Van Dyke Show” have twin beds gotten so much attention from grown-ups.
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9 types of cookies, 1 basic recipe

For many of the years I’ve been baking Christmas cookies, I’ve seen recipes that promise “one dough will do it all” when it comes to variety and versatility. Until this year, I’ve never been tempted to try one.
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Home remedies: Gas, belching and bloating

Bloating, burping and passing gas are natural and are usually caused by swallowed air or the breakdown of food through digestion. You may experience gas and gas pains only occasionally or repeatedly in a single day. When gas and gas pains interfere with your daily activities, there may be something wrong. Find out how to reduce or avoid gas and gas pains, and when you may need to see your doctor.
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Butterscotch pie, always second fiddle, is a secret crowd pleaser

Recently, over wedges of homemade pie, my sisters shared that they love butterscotch. Turns out the nieces do too. Then, my father, a self-confessed chocoholic, capitulated. We spoke of butterscotch sundaes, candies, warm sauce, boxed pudding and restaurant desserts layered in fancy glasses. Mom mentioned Thanksgiving pie, and the deal was sealed. Butterscotch. Pie. Done.

In the Garden | Why I’m grateful to be a gardener

It’s been an unusual autumn, hasn’t it? It’s been wet and unseasonably warm which seems odd this time of year. I hope winter will come soon because I know my garden needs it. In honor of Thanksgiving just around the corner, I have a short list of why I’m grateful to be a gardener. 

In the Garden | Protect newly planted trees and shrubs

Fall is a perfect time to plant trees and shrubs in North Central Washington. The temperatures in September and October are more moderate so the plants do not suffer heat stress. Since the soil remains above 40 degrees generally until the end of October, the roots of the transplanted trees and shrubs will grow. The new roots will both stabilize the plants as well as uptake water and soil nutrients.