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Winter Weather Advisory issued December 08 at 3:01PM PST until December 09 at 10:00AM PST by NWS

...SEVERAL ROUNDS OF SNOW EXPECTED TONIGHT THROUGH THE WEEKEND... .SNOW WILL DEVELOP ACROSS THE REGION TONIGHT AND WILL CONTINUE OFF AND ON THROUGH THE WEEKEND. ALONG THE EAST SLOPES OF THE CASCADES MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW WILL OCCUR THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY WITH ANOTHER ROUND EXPECTED FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY. FOR THE CENTRAL PANHANDLE MOUNTAINS...A MORE SIGNIFICANT ROUND OF

Tonight

Lo20° Heavy Snow

Friday

Hi24° Snow Likely

Friday Night

Lo22° Snow Likely then Slight Chance Snow

Saturday

Hi31° Chance Snow

Saturday Night

Lo27° Mostly Cloudy

Sunday

Hi34° Slight Chance Snow

Sunday Night

Lo25° Chance Snow

Monday

Hi29° Slight Chance Snow Showers

Monday Night

Lo15° Partly Cloudy

Tuesday

Hi24° Mostly Sunny

Everyday Business | Sales taxes up; Toolbox will shut

Sales surge: Taxable retail sales in Chelan and Douglas counties surged in the second quarter of 2016, according to the state Department of Revenue. Compared to 2015’s second quarter, taxable sales in Chelan County jumped 17.9 percent to $506.7 million and in Douglas County rose 13.3 percent to $220.1 million. The reason: The region’s ag and tourism economies are strong. Meanwhile, Okanogan County showed a modest 0.3 percent rise to $160.7 million, while Grant County’s taxable sales fell 0.5 percent to $455.5 million.

Next question: Dustin Spencer

The Wenatchee Valley Business World’s “30 Under 35” program recently honored young community leaders. We tap their thoughts in this Sunday interview series.

A change of venue

Zach Michel, 5, Wenatchee, tries out ski goggles at the Mission Ridge Ski Team's Ski, Snowboard, and Sports Gear Swap on Saturday. Zach has skied before and this year he will be taking lessons for the first time.
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Next question: Aren Magnussen

The Wenatchee Valley Business World’s “30 Under 35” program recently honored young community leaders. We tap their thoughts in this Sunday interview series.

Amazon shares tumble as profit misses Wall Street expectations

SEATTLE — Amazon.com continued its ballooning expansion in sales in the latest quarter, but its profit fell short of Wall Street’s rosy hopes as the company sank money into beefing up its ability to handle more products and rent out more computing power and storage.
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Katy Perry’s experienced road to Tildio

Katy Perry, the winemaker and not the rock star, although many think of her as a rock star among winemakers, was heading toward a career in paleontology before thinking she needed something more lively in her life than fossils and introverted scientists.
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Next question: Hilary Jessup

The Wenatchee Valley Business World’s “30 Under 35” program recently honored young community leaders. We tap their thoughts in this Sunday interview series.

Court restricts use of exempt wells

A recent Washington State Supreme Court ruling impacts the responsibilities of counties within the state to review permit-exempt (household) wells in connection with building permits and subdivision applications.