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Hydrologic Outlook issued February 13 at 2:55PM PST by NWS

...MILD, WET, AND BREEZY CONDITIONS MAY LEAD TO STREAM RISES... AN UNSETTLED WEATHER PATTERN WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE WEEKEND AND INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK. EXPECT RISING SNOW LEVELS AND MILD TEMPERATURES LEADING TO MELTING OF THE MID AND LOW ELEVATION SNOW. THE SNOW MELT IN COMBINATION WITH RAIN MAY LEAD TO RISES ON MANY OF THE AREA`S STREAMS. TEMPERATURES ON MONDAY...TUESDAY AND

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Tonight

Lo39° Mostly Cloudy

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Hi56° Mostly Sunny

Monday Night

Lo41° Partly Cloudy

Tuesday

Hi54° Partly Sunny

Tuesday Night

Lo40° Mostly Cloudy

Wednesday

Hi49° Chance Rain

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Lo38° Chance Rain

Thursday

Hi46° Slight Chance Showers

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Lo32° Mostly Cloudy

Voilá! Winery has new owners, new name

Salvador Moreno and his wife Sandi Grimnes Moreno weren't looking to buy a winery. They just wanted a used wine barrel to make a table.

FSA funding available to replace fences

WATERVILLE — Farmers and ranchers suffering a loss of fences from last summer’s wildfires in Chelan and Douglas counties may be eligible for emergency financial assistance from the Farm Service Agency.
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Haggen auction delayed until Thursday

WENATCHEE — The auction to decide the fate of Wenatchee’s Haggen grocery — along with 32 other Haggen stores in Washington and Oregon — has been postponed until Thursday.

People & Places

Kristen Taylor, Senior vice president/investments for Stifel Financial Corp., qualified for the firm's 2015 Chairman’s Council, one of 128 of the firm's top-producing financial advisers.
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Legionella bacteria found at Confluence Health

WENATCHEE — Confluence Health officials have hired experts to drain and chemically treat part of a cooling system on the campus of Wenatchee Valley Hospital & Clinics after discovery of the bacteria that causes Legionnaires’ disease.

Businesses come out against Mazama mine proposal

MAZAMA — Methow Valley businesses are banding together to oppose a Canadian mining company’s request to drill test holes that could lead to a copper mine near Mazama, a popular destination for recreation.

Fatal work injuries rise across state in 2014

WASHINGTON — Two work categories — agriculture-forestry-fishing and construction — led all industries statewide in the number of fatal work injuries in Washington in 2014, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Wednesday.

PayneWest buys local Wells Fargo Insurance operations

WENATCHEE — PayneWest Insurance, the largest independent, employee-owned agency in the Northwest, has entered into an agreement with Wells Fargo Insurance to buy their operations in Wenatchee and Yakima.