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Air Stagnation Advisory issued December 18 at 10:46AM PST until December 19 at 12:00PM PST by NWS

..LIGHT WINDS AND INVERSIONS WILL PERSIST THROUGH MUCH OF THE WORKWEEK. THIS WILL LEAD TOWARD STAGNANT AIR CONDITIONS OVER MUCH OF CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST WASHINGTON. ...AIR STAGNATION ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON PST FRIDAY... * AIR QUALITY...LIGHT WINDS AND STABLE CONDITIONS WILL INCREASE

Overnight

Lo35° Chance Rain

Friday

Hi42° Chance Rain

Friday Night

Lo32° Rain/Snow Likely

Saturday

Hi37° Rain/Snow

Saturday Night

Lo37° Rain Likely

Sunday

Hi45° Chance Rain

Sunday Night

Lo36° Slight Chc Rain

Monday

Hi42° Partly Sunny

Monday Night

Lo34° Slight Chc Rain

Tuesday

Hi42° Partly Sunny

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Dryden group celebrates 100 years with feed

The inception of the Dryden Improvement Club began the night of Feb. 3, 1914, according to recorded minutes taken by Herbert Remely. The meeting held at the Dryden Hall organized what is known as the Dryden Improvement Club. At that time, both men and women were members.
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Accidental gardening

Maybe Angela Gardner should try not growing things more often. The 15-foot-plus sunflower plant in her garden happened by chance. “It self-seeded,” said Gardner, who lives in East Wenatchee. “I didn’t try to grow it. It was an onion bed and it just started growing.” Gardner did plant a row of sunflower plants in that same garden last year, but the tallest one measured about 10 feet, she said.

New theme, logo, officers for Apple Blossom 2015

Dave Herald has been selected to lead the 96th Washington State Apple Blossom Festival as director general. Herald will oversee the board of directors and the progress of the 2015 festival.

Share your Halloween or harvest gatherings

Is your group planning a Halloween-related event or harvest-themed alternative? If so, let us know so we can include it in our annual roundup of Halloween events. Noon Oct. 13 is the deadline to e-mail Anna Lopez at lopez@wenatcheeworld.com with the event information including what, when, where, who the event is for and a name and phone number for readers to call for more information. Events must be open to the general public. Questions? Call Lopez at 661-6372.
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Chelan County Fair results

Editor’s note: These are the remaining results from the Chelan County Fair earlier this month. The first batch of results were in last Friday’s Neighbors section.

NCW District Fair results

Editor’s note: These are the remaining results from last month’s NCW District Fair in Waterville. The first batch of results were in the Neighbors section two weeks ago.
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Face time

A fireplace mantel and chimney provides a facial contrast to the stark devastation of the Carlton Complex Fire that swept through the area around Alta Lake Golf Course in mid-July. The property is on Golf Course Drive.
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North Central Washington Fair Results

Here’s a list of winners from this year’s North Central Washington District Fair, Aug. 21-24 in Waterville. Hometowns or schools have been included where provided by fair officials.
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Find your part in Wenatchee as a newcomer to the area

If you’re new to the area, you can get to know your Wenatchee neighborhood in several ways. You can, for example, walk and bike the roads and paths, study the irrigation system that carries water to your yard and garden, and read local histories such as the 2012 book “Wenatchee,” recently published by the Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center.
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In the Garden: Orange tops in tomato tasting

Orange wins! Tomato Gala visitors rated Orange Persimmon and then Orange Strawberry as the tastiest of all the 30 varieties offered at Saturday’s WSU/Chelan Master Gardener event.