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Winter Storm Watch issued December 07 at 2:37AM PST until December 09 at 4:00PM PST by NWS

...WINTER STORM FOR MUCH OF THE REGION POSSIBLE LATE THIS WEEK... .A LONG PERIOD OF LIGHT ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL ADD UP TO POSSIBLE MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OVER A 24 TO 36 HOUR PERIOD. ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL BEGIN THURSDAY AFTERNOON IN THE CASCADES AND BEGINNING THURSDAY EVENING OVER THE REST OF THE REGION. THE SNOW WILL TAPER OFF OVER MOST AREAS BY LATE FRIDAY...SNOW SHOWERS

This Afternoon

Hi25° Mostly Sunny

Tonight

Lo15° Partly Cloudy then Chance Snow

Thursday

Hi24° Snow

Thursday Night

Lo21° Snow

Friday

Hi29° Chance Snow

Friday Night

Lo21° Chance Snow

Saturday

Hi31° Chance Snow

Saturday Night

Lo22° Mostly Cloudy

Sunday

Hi32° Slight Chance Snow

Sunday Night

Lo22° Chance Snow

PUD to upgrade its 11 elevators

WENATCHEE —The Chelan County PUD will hire an elevator-repair consultant whose recommendations will hopefully result in elevators that run more smoothly than the implications of the firm’s name — Lerch Bates, Inc.
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Conservation district cleans up illegal tire dump

LEAVENWORTH — About 20 volunteers pitched in to help Cascadia Conservation District clean up an illegal dump Saturday on Little Chumstick Creek, a few miles north of Leavenworth.

Pipeline news met with surprise locally

NCW — People in North Central Washington who have been supporting the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s efforts to stop an oil pipeline in North Dakota say they were surprised and elated on Sunday when a government agency announced it would seek a different route.

Chelan PUD’s 2017 budget approved

WENATCHEE — Chelan County PUD commissioner Monday approved the utility’s $289 million budget for 2017 that includes continued debt reduction and a revenue outlook slightly better than early predictions.

Teen charged in East Wenatchee arson case

WATERVILLE — The 14-year-old girl who admitted setting a fire in her family's East Wenatchee home has been charged with three counts of first-degree attempted murder.

Starbucks’ CEO transition unlikely to disrupt growth

SEATTLE — Starbucks Chief Executive Howard Schultz’s decision to step down is unlikely to disrupt growth at the world’s biggest coffee chain as his successor Kevin Johnson is well suited to take the helm, analysts said.

FBI captures a Top 10 Most Wanted fugitive

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Federal authorities in Los Angeles took a man believed to be Marlon Jones, one of the FBI’s “Ten Most Wanted,” into custody on Friday, the day after he was placed on the list for a fatal shooting at a birthday party in October, the agency said.