The Wenatchee World



The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

Remove this weather forecast

This Afternoon

Hi38° Partly Sunny


Lo17° Mostly Cloudy


Hi34° Mostly Sunny

Saturday Night

Lo24° Chance Snow


Hi34° Chance Rain/Snow

Sunday Night

Lo22° Chance Snow


Hi34° Slight Chance Snow Showers

Monday Night

Lo22° Mostly Cloudy


Hi36° Mostly Sunny

Tuesday Night

Lo26° Slight Chance Rain/Snow


Competing mascots

There was a bit of a fun-natured tussle between periods of the Wenatchee Wild hockey game Friday night as the Quincy jackrabbit mascot and the Wild's wolf mascot, Walt, played a game of musical chairs with members of local Future Business Leaders of America students. The jackrabbit came out on top to make the finals but lost to the Wenatchee Wild's junior mascot named Wolfie.

Phone outage scheduled in Ephrata

EPHRATA — Telephone service for government offices in city of Ephrata will not be working from 2 to 5 p.m. Friday while the phone system is upgraded.

One-way bridge is topic of meetings

CHELAN — The Chelan City Council and Chelan Mayor Mike Cooney will host two open house sessions next week — one with merchants and one with other citizens — to discuss the potential impacts of making the Woodin Avenue Bridge a one-way bridge.

Senate considers outside oversight of prisons

OLYMPIA — Washington could save millions on lawsuits like the claim for the slaying of teenager in a north Spokane tattoo parlor if it would spend money on an outside office to oversee the Department of Corrections, a Senate committee was told Monday.

Trump team maps sweeping deportations for undocumented migrants

The Trump administration outlined a sweeping crackdown on undocumented immigrants Tuesday, proclaiming that it would seek to swiftly deport many more people without court hearings and target migrants charged with crimes or thought to be dangerous, not just convicts.

New U.S. environmental chief says agency can also be pro-jobs

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The new head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said on Tuesday that America need not choose between jobs and the environment, in a nod to the energy industry, as the White House prepares executive orders that could come as soon as this week to roll back Obama-era regulation.

Homeland Security employees locked out of computer networks

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Some U.S. Department of Homeland Security employees in the Washington area and Philadelphia were unable to access some agency computer networks on Tuesday, according to three sources familiar with the matter.

Sweden not perfect, but not immigrant-crime nightmare

STOCKHOLM — Bemused Swedes have been defending their record as a low-crime society in the wake of U.S. President Donald Trump’s speech in Florida last week in which he appeared to refer to a terrorist attack in Sweden that did not happen.

WDFW names 2016 officer of the year

WINTHROP — Officer Jason Day was recently selected as the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife 2016 Enforcement Officer of the year.

Skier rescued after breaking leg

BLEWETT PASS — A 46-year-old Shoreline man was rescued Monday after breaking his leg while cross-country skiing about 14 miles south of Dryden.