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Air Stagnation Advisory issued December 17 at 9:42AM 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

Tonight

Lo31° Chance Rain

Thursday

Hi37° Chance Rain/Snow

Thursday Night

Lo33° Rain/Snow Likely

Friday

Hi40° Rain/Snow Likely

Friday Night

Lo30° Mostly Cloudy

Saturday

Hi34° Rain/Snow Likely

Saturday Night

Lo32° Chance Rain

Sunday

Hi41° Chance Rain

Sunday Night

Lo35° Mostly Cloudy

Monday

Hi42° Partly Sunny

Local orchardists on Tree Top board

BREWSTER — A top exec for Gebbers Farms was chosen last month to serve on the board of directors of Tree Top, the juice cooperative based in Selah.

A gift from the heart

WENATCHEE — When Shannon Hampe received a box from an elderly couple in Wenatchee, donated to one of the victims of the Carlton Complex Fires, she knew she was holding a special gift.

Search goes on for suspect who escaped into river

LEAVENWORTH — Chelan County sheriff’s deputies returned Saturday to search the Icicle River area for a homeless shoplifting suspect who jumped into the water one day earlier to avoid arrest.
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Mom recruits family to make holiday happy for a co-worker
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Friday night ‘Nutcracker’ dress rehearsal open to the public

THIS WEEKEND’S TWO PERFORMANCES OF “THE NUTCRACKER” AT NUMERICA PERFORMING ARTS CENTER ARE SOLD OUT. — The Wenatchee Valley Symphony Orchestra and the Fabulous Feet Academy of Ballet have opened up tonight’s 7 p.m. final dress rehearsal to the public, with floor tickets available for $15.

Rain brings minor flooding, snow to come

NCW — Steady rain on Thursday brought between one-quarter and two-thirds of an inch of rain to North Central Washington, causing minor flooding in the Methow and Chiliwist valleys where summer wildfires left bare hillsides.

Fire merger moves closer to April 28 public vote

WENATCHEE — At their first meetings in January, the Wenatchee City Council and Chelan County Fire District 1 Commission will consider authorizing a public vote on combining the city and county fire departments.
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Three men arrested for gill-netting

COULEE CITY — Officials believe three men they arrested with illegal gillnets and 376 whitefish and one trout at Banks Lake this week could be tied to an illegal commercial market.
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Beavers’ eagerness is the problem above Wells Dam

EAST WENATCHEE — The Douglas County PUD has doubled its budget for relocating or “lethally removing” beavers that are destroying native habitat along the Columbia River above Wells Dam and around the Methow Fish Hatchery.
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Golf shoes for Christmas?

WENATCHEE — Rudolph has been losing his footing on the roof of Real Homes custom home business on North Wenatchee Avenue as employees have found him in various positions since putting him up. “We keep tying him up but he keeps slipping,” says Shawna Shelton. With wind expected Thursday night, the business decided to lay him down and secure him. It’s the first year for Rudolph at the business and they are awaiting a 15-foot abominable snowman that is in transit.