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Air Stagnation Advisory issued February 08 at 2:36PM PST until February 13 at 10:00AM PST by NWS

...AIR STAGNATION ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST SATURDAY... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SPOKANE HAS ISSUED AN AIR STAGNATION ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST SATURDAY. * AIR QUALITY...LIGHT EAST WINDS AND A TEMPERATURE INVERSION WILL HEIGHTEN THE POTENTIAL FOR ELEVATED POLLUTION LEVELS IN CENTRAL

Overnight

Lo29° Partly Cloudy

Tuesday

Hi45° Mostly Sunny

Tuesday Night

Lo31° Patchy Fog

Wednesday

Hi43° Patchy Fog then Mostly Cloudy

Wednesday Night

Lo34° Mostly Cloudy

Thursday

Hi42° Slight Chance Rain

Thursday Night

Lo36° Chance Rain

Friday

Hi44° Chance Rain

Friday Night

Lo36° Chance Rain

Saturday

Hi52° Mostly Sunny

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Keeping their roots

WENATCHEE — In the Chinese zodiac, the rabbit is a sign of calmness, compassion and caring — an auspicious sign, perhaps, for adoption.

Free Wi-Fi will beam to downtown Chelan

CHELAN — Visitors to Chelan who relish this resort town’s sunshine, lake access and people watching will soon be able to add one more free amenity — Wi-Fi in the downtown blocks.
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Common Ground | Unique cookbook benefits fire victims

I love the fact that we live in a community where people find creative ways to meaningfully give back to others. I came across another example of this with the Wenatchee Traditions Cookbook, a book of cherished handed-down recipes from community members in the Wenatchee Valley.

Wilf Woods | Eclipse: It’s a date!

If you plan "way ahead," you'd prepare for the August 21, 2017, total eclipse of the sun, that will cross the continent from Oregon to South Carolina.
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Old news

100 years ago — 1916

New York bans insurance coverage of ‘conversion therapy’

NEW YORK — New York state will bar health insurance coverage of therapy aimed at changing the sexual or gender orientation of young people, Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Saturday, decrying the practice as “misguided” and “intolerant.”

Seattle expert: Brain damage is unusually severe in Zika cases

SEATTLE — The devastating birth defects linked to an outbreak of mosquito-borne Zika virus in Brazil may be even more severe than suspected, according to a Seattle Children’s hospital expert who’s spent decades studying and treating the condition known as microcephaly.

More than 3,100 pregnant Colombians have Zika virus

BOGOTA, Columbia — More than 3,100 pregnant Colombian women are infected with the mosquito-borne Zika virus, President Juan Manuel Santos said on Saturday, as the disease continues its rapid spread across the Americas.

Florist helps refugees’ dreams bloom

CHICAGO — The six refugee women stood in line holding short, round flower vases, waiting to stuff foam inside and pour water over the top before filling them with greens and blooms.

Movie theater evacuated after bomb threat

REDMOND — Police were called to a Redmond movie theater Friday night to investigate the credibility of a bomb threat, according to police.

Oregon officer killed while serving warrant

SEATTLE — A police officer was shot and killed on Friday in a small western Oregon city while trying to arrest a man who was wanted on an outstanding warrant, state police said on Saturday.