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Tonight

Lo32° Mostly Cloudy

Saturday

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Saturday Night

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Japanese officials meet after new video purportedly from hostage

TOKYO — Senior Japanese officials were meeting late on Tuesday after a video emerged purporting to show Kenji Goto, a Japanese captive of Islamic State militants, saying he had 24 hours to live unless Jordan released a would-be suicide bomber.

Streaks of white

Low clouds hung in the Valley Monday while fog is predicted through Thursday. Things will brighten up with some sun breaks on Friday and Saturday.
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Tree downing

Fifteen diseased trees are being removed from the south end of the Wenatchee Cemetery.

Parallel end-of-life care program happening in Wenatchee

I got a lot of feedback this week on a blog I wrote about a new initiative by the Washington State Hospital Association and Washington State Medical Association to get people talking to their families about what kinds of care they want or don’t want when they’re dying.

Three men arrested on drug charges in Bridgeport

BRIDGEPORT — The arrests Thursday of three Bridgeport men made a dent in drug trafficking in Bridgeport, but not a permanent one, said Okanogan County Sheriff Frank Rogers.

Women in Ag workshop to focus on marketing

WENATCHEE — Women ag producers can learn about how to market their products and talk positively about “farm life” at an upcoming conference sponsored by Washington State University Extension.

Name of ski victim released

WENATCHEE — The Chelan County Coroner today released the name of the 17-year-old skier who died Friday after going over a bank and hitting a tree at Mission Ridge Ski & Board Resort.
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Bundle Up and Run

WENATCHEE — The Bundle Up 1K children’s run drew hundreds of participants on Saturday as part of Downtown Wenatchee’s Bundle Up Fest. The run is a fundraiser for the Wenatchee High School’s cross country program. More than 600 people pre-registered for the 1 kilometer race.
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Pajama jam

WENATCHEE — With the last basketball game going into double overtime Friday night, some members of the Wenatchee High School Golden Apple Marching Band were ready, dressed in robes or pajamas. Fans, players and band members were there much later than usual.
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Former Grant prosecutor faces hearing board

SEATTLE — Two months after losing a second term as Grant County’s chief prosecutor, D. Angus Lee spent much of last week in a hearing to determine whether he violated conflict of interest rules while in office.
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5 things to know about the annual homeless count and resource fair

My name is Laurel Turner and I am the new interim executive director of the Women’s Resource Center of NCW (WRC). I am so honored to be part of this agency with its legacy of service in the Wenatchee Valley and its place in the hearts of so many in the community. Right after I joined WRC I read about the Point-In-Time National Homeless Count and learned that we have taken a leading role in the effort here in Chelan and Douglas counties, through hosting a Community Resource Fair for ...