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Hydrologic Outlook issued February 11 at 6:14PM PST until February 13 at 10:00AM PST by NWS

...WARM, RAINY, AND WINDY CONDITIONS WILL LEAD TO STREAM RISES... A MORE UNSETTLED WEATHER PATTERN ARRIVES THIS WEEKEND BRINGING RAINS AND WARM TEMPERATURES. MELTING MID AND LOW ELEVATION SNOW, IN COMBINATION WITH THE RAINS, WILL LEAD TO RISES ON MANY OF THE AREA`S STREAMS. MONDAY AND TUESDAY ARE FORECAST TO BRING EVEN WARMER TEMPERATURES ALONG WITH WARM WINDS WHICH WILL INCREASE THE

Tonight

Lo34° Rain then Chance Rain

Friday

Hi44° Chance Rain

Friday Night

Lo33° Slight Chance Rain

Saturday

Hi46° Increasing Clouds

Saturday Night

Lo34° Chance Rain

Sunday

Hi46° Chance Rain

Sunday Night

Lo39° Chance Rain

Washington's Birthday

Hi55° Mostly Cloudy

Monday Night

Lo39° Slight Chance Rain

Tuesday

Hi51° Slight Chance Rain

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Rolling in ribbons | NCW Fair Results

Editor’s note: These are partial results from the NCW Fair, which took place Aug. 27-30 in Waterville. Additional results will be published as they are made available by the fair office.

College life

Editor’s note: This is a partial list of recent Wenatchee Valley College graduates. A portion of the list was included in last Friday’s Neighbors section.
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The human side of sustainability

It is a mistake to think only of the environment when considering a sustainable lifestyle. The “triple bottom line” suggests that both human and financial factors be considered as well.
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Versatile local artist featured at Harvest of Quilts

For more than 25 years, Jan Lawr has been perfecting the art of quilting in her own style. On Sept. 11 and 12, the Wenatchee Valley will be treated to a viewing of Jan’s work at the NCW Quilt Guild’s Annual Harvest of Quilts at Town Toyota Center.

College life

Editor’s note: This is a partial list of recent Wenatchee Valley College graduates. More graduates will be listed in next week’s Neighbors section.
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Walk to End Alzheimer’s is about personal stories

If you ask Cary Ulrich why he takes part in the Walk to End Alzheimer’s, the answer that follows might cause a few tears, but you’ll likely feel uplifted and inspired by Cary’s story.
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Local cheese thrives in North Central Washington

The artisan cheese movement in Washington state is only a bit more than 20 years old, with most producers making cheese from dairy farms in the western part of the state. But many were certainly inspired by Sally Jackson, who actually began making cheese in 1979 on her farmstead near Oroville.
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Quincy’s Wing Man

A 1970s Grumman Ag Cat biplane piloted by Jared Felder of Ferguson Flying Service takes off from a runway to spray pesticide on a patch of sweet corn by Highway 281 in Quincy recently. World photo/Reilly Kneedler.
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Changing the world, one yard sale at a time

When Molly Wiser went to We Day in Seattle this spring, she was just hoping to learn about leadership and have some fun. What she didn’t expect was how We Day would inspire her to change the world.
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Renn Cone: Living with ALS

WENATCHEE — Renn Cone is grateful. For the trips to Yellowstone and the Grand Canyon on his motorcycle. For the backpacking trips with his brother, Frank, on high mountain trails.
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A new home for Katie

Editor's note: Karen Hall died in her Manson-area home in early July. Her death prompted Tom Short to write an obituary for Hall and post it on his Facebook page in hopes of finding a new home for Hall's dog, Katie. The posting received more than 1,800 likes and 600-plus comments. An edited version of Short's original posting from July 6 and follow-up post on July 19 are below.
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A Day to Give Back

The staff at Cordell Neher & Company PLLC closed its office doors on June 3 and got its collective hands dirty helping the Wenatchee Valley Humane Society get its new facility ready for opening. The accounting firm’s staff spent the day pulling weeds, digging trenches, setting up irrigation lines, spreading bark, moving topsoil and other landscaping projects. The firm’s community service day is an annual tradition that dates back to 1988.
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Three generations worth of valor

Deanna Newton created a quilt — Chittim Valor — to honor the men in her family who served in the military. She is seen here with with her father Charles Chittim Sr. (World War II), her brother Charles Chittim Jr. (Vietnam) and her nephew Charles Chittim III (Iraq). It took Newton 10 months to make the quilt. She displayed it at Colonial Vista, where her father lives.