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This Afternoon

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Lo68° Clear


Hi93° Sunny

Saturday Night

Lo62° Clear and Breezy then Clear


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Sunday Night

Lo62° Mostly Clear


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Monday Night

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Tuesday Night

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Nothing plain about Plain Cellars wines

PLAIN — Bob Sage and Garrett Grubbs like to have a good time making and serving their wine. And why not? Plain Cellars makes really fine wine that's anything but plain.

Feds ask for help keeping federal water out of pot farms

WENATCHEE — The feds have sent letters to the region’s counties asking for help identifying marijuana growers who are violating federal law by irrigating their farms with federally supplied water or water-related equipment.

Mexico ends investigation of U.S. apple shippers

The Mexican government has ended an anti-dumping investigation of U.S. apple shippers, canceling provisional duties it had placed earlier this year on most U.S. shipping companies.

Company to pay region for temporary water rights

WENATCHEE — Wenatchee, the East Wenatchee Water District and the Chelan County PUD expect to earn as much as $200,000 annually by assigning a temporary Columbia River water right to a private, Delaware-charted company.

Designs show waterfront hotel as four stories, 178 rooms

WENATCHEE — The city closed a $1.3 million sale May 26 of property next to Pybus Public Market to Spokane-based A&A Construction. Architectural designs are still being drawn, but the look of the hotel will closely resemble models proposed in November.

PUD moves closer to special rate for data miners

WENATCHEE — Chelan County PUD staff is sticking to its March proposal to charge “high-density” energy users, such as Bitcoin miners, a higher rate that would cover the cost to supply them with electricity.

Proposal for North End released

EAST WENATCHEE — After years of planning, the Port of Douglas County has released two draft documents to help guide development of 317 acres on the east side of the Odabashian Bridge.

59er Diner will be rebuilt

COLES CORNER — The 59er Diner will rise from the ashes and Flo will soon be back serving burgers, milkshakes and fries with 1950s sass, said owner Joe Cannata.

U.S. economy creates an anemic 38,000 jobs in May

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Job growth ground nearly to a halt in May, with the U.S. labor market having its worst performance in more than five years, the Labor Department said Friday.

Broadview real estate: So many ‘For Sale’ signs

WENATCHEE — Valley real estate agents say that in an upscale neighborhood like Broadview, it’s not unusual for a half-dozen or so properties to be on the market at any given time, experts say.