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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,

Overnight

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

Pope’s first year: Not yet a revolution, but perhaps a start

ROME — Seated in one of the thousands of stacking chairs packed between the enfolding arms of St. Peter’s Square, pointed at a small stage on the steps of one of the world’s most recognizable places of worship, Texan Bob Boillet uses the word everybody seems to be using when talking about the head of his church, Pope Francis.

UPS choir to perform at First United Methodist

WENATCHEE — The Adelphian Concert Choir from the University of Puget Sound School of Music will perform at 7 p.m. Sunday at First United Methodist Church, 941 Washington St.

CWCF announces tuition assistance grants

YAKIMA — The Central Washington Catholic Foundation (CWCF) is seeking applications for 25 new enrollee tuition assistance grants and 50 assistance grants for returning Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) students of the eight Catholic schools in Central Washington for the 2014-15 school year.

Financial Peace University class offered at Christ Center

CASHMERE — Dave Ramsey and the Financial Peace University will teach, via an instructional video, how to achieve financial goals by demonstrating how to eliminate debt, save for the future and give like never before. The class, coordinated by Deanne Erickson at Christ Center, will be held at Apple Annie’s in Cashmere.

How Lent can save us from modern obsessions

People are busier than they’ve ever been. We live in an unprecedented era of uninterrupted communication, entertainment and information overload. In a very short time, we have become accustomed to a level of noise and distraction that our ancestors could not have begun to imagine.
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Pope offended by his own popularity in his first year

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis finds the hype that is increasingly surrounding him “offensive,” according to an interview published Wednesday, even as the Vatican is marking the anniversary of his election with commemorative stamps and coins and a DVD with never-before-seen footage of the pope.
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Fair helps families weave their histories

Family history research has exploded in the past few years as new online tools and applications have been developed worldwide and made available to the public. Armies of volunteers have helped digitize and index more than 3 billion names using information from census data to immigrant ship manifests and birth and death certificates to make them currently searchable on any home computer.

Fundraiser for Trusting Spirit Horse Rescue

TWISP — Twisp River Pub will host the fifth annual Dinner and Music fundraiser for Trusting Spirit Horse Rescue from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the pub, 201 State Route 20.

FIRE! fundraiser to be held at Crossport Gym

WENATCHEE — Crossport Gym will host a fundraiser to benefit the Leukemia Lymphoma Society and the Wildland Firefighter Foundation at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 28 at the gym, 501 S. Wenatchee Ave.

Fellowship will host senior wellness retreat

EAST WENATCHEE — Cascade Unitarian Universalist Fellowship will host a two-day senior wellness retreat, “A GPS for the Senior Years,” that begins next Friday.

Worship services, training at Kingdom Embassy

EAST WENATCHEE — The Kingdom Embassy Church, 181 1st St. S.E., will hold a Soaking Worship tonight at 6, followed at 7 p.m. by a Healing Team teaching and training session.