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The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

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Hi100° Hot


Lo72° Mostly Clear


Hi101° Hot

Tuesday Night

Lo74° Mostly Clear


Hi101° Hot

Wednesday Night

Lo74° Mostly Clear


Hi101° Hot

Thursday Night

Lo73° Mostly Clear


Hi98° Hot

Friday Night

Lo70° Partly Cloudy

Beating the heat

The beach along the Columbia River just south of Odabashian Bridge was a popular location to enjoy the 100-degree weather last Saturday.

Fruit warehouses get harvest help after fires

WENATCHEE — Wenatchee and Yakima fruit warehouses are helping sort, pack and store cherries for two companies that lost cherry packing lines in the Sleepy Hollow Fire on Sunday.

High-speed chase ends in orchard

CHELAN — A 27-year-old Palisades man was arrested Wednesday after leading Chelan County Sheriff’s deputies on a high-speed car chase from Chelan to Chelan Falls, where he hit a tree in an orchard.

Fireworks set off despite recent bans

There have been six reports of fireworks being set off Wednesday morning through Thursday morning despite the bans on fireworks now in place.

Congressman set to visit NCW

WENATCHEE — U.S. Rep. Dave Reichert will be in North Central Washington Thursday and Friday to honor community service, tour the Sleepy Hollow Fire destruction, and speak at Link Transit’s unveiling of new routes.

Fire investigated at church, scene of earlier KKK arson

GREELEYVILLE, S.C. -- Law enforcement authorities were investigating an overnight fire at an African-American church in South Carolina that 20 years ago was burned down by the white supremacist Ku Klux Klan, local officials said on Wednesday, adding that the cause of the blaze was not yet known.