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The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

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Overnight

Lo70° Clear

Saturday

Hi92° Sunny

Saturday Night

Lo63° Clear and Breezy then Clear

Sunday

Hi86° Sunny

Sunday Night

Lo62° Mostly Clear

Monday

Hi88° Sunny

Monday Night

Lo62° Mostly Clear

Tuesday

Hi80° Sunny

Tuesday Night

Lo60° Mostly Clear

Wednesday

Hi85° Sunny

Driver flees, passenger hospitalized

CHELAN — The State Patrol is looking for the driver of a pickup truck who fled the scene of a crash on Highway 97A early Thursday morning, leaving a Chicago man seriously injured.

Three-week road closure planned

LEAVENWORTH — Forest Road No. 7605 — also known as Doctor Bob Creek Road off the Icicle Creek Road — will close to all public access for about three weeks beginning Aug. 1.

Fire weather forecast for the weekend

NCW — A dry “cold” front will enter central and central-southeastern Washington this weekend, producing gusty winds and potential for rapid spread of grass and brush fires.

Teen identified after lake fatality

EPHRATA — The teen boy who died Sunday in Billy Clapp Lake was identified Friday as 15-year-old Angel Bustos Gonzales of Soap Lake.
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Blue lights saturate Grant County

EPHRATA — Some 5,000 people showed up at 12 sites around Grant County Thursday evening to pick up a blue lightbulb to display on their porch or in a window to show support for local police, a spokesman for the Grant County Sheriff’s Office said.
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A historian needs your help, Wenatchee

Did you know that the case of a chambermaid at the old Cascadian Hotel in Wenatchee led to one of the most significant Supreme Court rulings in history?
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First fires, then floods Now what?

NCW — After two years of fires and floods, Okanogan County is getting another hit from nature. This time, it's Mormon crickets.

Douglas PUD’s fiber network grows a bit

EAST WENATCHEE — The number of active users on the Douglas County PUD’s fiber-optic network has grown to 3,233 — about 25 percent more than in 2014, PUD records show.

Douglas PUD pitches in for park improvements

EAST WENATCHEE — Douglas County PUD commissioners Monday approved funding for public recreation improvements in Pateros and Bridgeport, two of the cities that border the Columbia River reservoir of the utility’s Wells Dam.
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Fishing for memories

John DeMyer, Richland, helps his grandson, Jackson DeMyer, 3, East Wenatchee, with his fishing pole during an outing at Pit Lake in Rock Island on Wednesday afternoon. It was Jackson's first time fishing. The two found a shady spot that is designated as a fishing area for children only.