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This Afternoon

Hi27° Chance Freezing Rain


Lo27° Chance Wintry Mix then Slight Chance Snow


Hi33° Slight Chance Snow then Cloudy

Thursday Night

Lo27° Slight Chance Snow


Hi31° Chance Rain/Snow

Friday Night

Lo27° Chance Rain/Snow


Hi32° Chance Rain/Snow

Saturday Night

Lo26° Chance Rain/Snow


Hi32° Rain/Snow Likely

Sunday Night

Lo25° Slight Chance Snow

Swine info day planned

MOSES LAKE — Washington Swine Information Day will be held from 9 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. Feb. 3 at the Pillar Rock Grill at the Moses Lake Golf and Country Club.

Reader Scrapbook

Foothills Middle School's Math is Cool teams competed in the Math is Cool Masters competition in Moses Lake on Dec. 10. The seventh-grade team won first-place honors in its division, scoring fourth overall. The eighth-grade team placed third in its division. Individually, Kai Bromiley placed 12th and Alex Tovar placed 18th. Pictured left to right (back row) are Emma Wendorf, McKenna White, Gabe Mitrakul and Shuo Yang; (bottom row) Kai Bromiley, Liam Newman, Alex Tovar and Lissette Pasion.

WHS debate team wins top honors

WENATCHEE — Wenatchee High School’s Speech and Debate team swept its Dec. 10 home tournament, earning honors as the top individual events school, top debate school and top large squad.

Local firefighters complete training regimen

LAKE WENATCHEE — Lake Wenatchee Fire and Rescue firefighters David Millard, Jodi Gage, Patrick McGarry, Drew Salinger, Kyle Olson, Josiah Norby, Dawson D’Atre and Carl March completed a training academy Dec. 9.

Pet of the Week

Sparky is a shy fellow with a soft personality looking to be treated with kindness and understanding, according to officials with the Wenatchee Valley Humane Society.

Local gift drive provides over 10,000 gifts for needy kids

NCW — During Operation Christmas Child’s national collection week, Wenatchee area residents donated a record-breaking 10,014 gift boxes for children in need. This year’s collection is up 19 percent from the previous year.

Local students collect donations for the holidays

NCW — Students at John Newbery Elementary School collected over 5,000 nonperishable food items to distribute to school families that might need extra support through the holidays. Jim Broom, Newbery counselor, said students in all grades started the food drive right after Thanksgiving.

Diaper drive will run until Jan. 6

WENATCHEE — Nick McLean Real Estate Group and Chelan Douglas Child Services Association are holding a holiday diaper drive. Donations can be dropped off until Jan. 6.

Reception planned for outgoing commissioner

EPHRATA — A farewell reception has been planned for Grant County Commissioner Carolann Swartz from 2 to 4 p.m. Dec. 20 in the BOCC Hearing room 101 in the Courthouse Annex.