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Winter Weather Advisory issued November 21 at 5:09AM PST until November 22 at 6:00AM PST by NWS

...HEAVY MOUNTAIN SNOW FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY... .A STRONG AND MOIST PACIFIC STORM SYSTEM WILL PASS THROUGH THE REGION FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY. SNOW WILL GENERALLY BE A MOUNTAIN OCCURRENCE EXCEPT FOR LOCATIONS WEST OF A LINE FROM REPUBLIC TO WENATCHEE. COLD AIR WILL REMAIN TRAPPED IN THESE AREAS LEADING TO PRIMARILY A SNOW EVENT. A COLD FRONT WILL PASS OVER THE

This Afternoon

Hi34° Wintry Mix

Tonight

Lo34° Rain/Snow

Saturday

Hi45° Partly Sunny

Saturday Night

Lo33° Slight Chc Rain/Snow

Sunday

Hi43° Chance Rain/Snow

Sunday Night

Lo31° Slight Chc Showers

Monday

Hi41° Mostly Cloudy

Monday Night

Lo32° Slight Chc Rain

Tuesday

Hi43° Chance Rain

Tuesday Night

Lo35° Chance Rain

Everyday Business — Muffler Shop hotrods it to new location

Vroom! After 35 years in the same Wenatchee location, The Muffler Shop has moved to 221 Park St. That’s in the auto-repair district between the 7-Eleven store and the George Sellar Bridge at the south end of town. Owners Jerry and Junell Wentz say they’ll continue to service foreign and domestic vehicles — tractors to hotrods — and offer custom-built exhaust systems for just about any ride. “We do it all,” said Junell. “People wanting custom work for their hot rods have come from Canada, California and all around the ...

State suspends nurse’s license

WENATCHEE — State health officials have suspended the license of a registered nurse after erratic behavior at a long-term health care facility in Cashmere this summer that ended with threats to a sheriff’s deputy.

Common Ground | Mayor’s forum celebrates people who make things

The art of making things is making a comeback in the United States and Wenatchee Mayor Frank Kuntz is hosting a “Makers Forum” next Thursday to highlight some of the impressive efforts — both industrial and small-scale — happening in the Wenatchee Valley.

More passengers, more car rentals at Pangborn

EAST WENATCHEE — Pangborn Memorial Airport is flying high. Airport officials announced Friday that an increase in numbers of Pangborn passengers and car rentals during the first three quarters of this year have surpassed 2013, one of the busiest years ever for local enplanements.

SCORE offers advice to small businesses

WENATCHEE — Sixteen local business experts can offer advice to “get you going down the right path” towards entrepreneural success, SCORE says.

Banner, AmericanWest banks to merge

EPHRATA — AmericanWest Bank — with branches in Ephrata, Moses Lake and other central Washington cities — announced Wednesday it will merge with Walla Walla-based Banner Bank. The $702 million deal is expected to close in the second quarter of 2015.
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Change? It’s in the mail, folks

Some of the biggest changes in decades to Wenatchee’s mail service are coming up next year, including the complete renovation of a local Chinese restaurant into the city’s primary post office. And that ain’t chop suey.

SCORE offers advice to small businesses

WENATCHEE — Sixteen local business experts can offer advice to “get you going down the right path” towards entrepreneural success, SCORE says.

Banner Bank taking over American West Bank

WALLA WALLA — Banner Bank is taking over Spokane-based American West Bank in a $702 million deal that will expand the Walla Walla bank to 190 branches in five states.