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Heat Advisory issued July 30 at 8:34AM PDT until July 30 at 8:00PM PDT by NWS

...HOT CONDITIONS EXPECTED AGAIN TODAY... ...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT THIS EVENING... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SPOKANE HAS ISSUED A HEAT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT THIS EVENING. * TEMPERATURES...HIGHS 99 TO 105. * TIMING...TEMPERATURES WILL BE WARMEST BETWEEN 1 PM AND 8 PM.

Today

Hi100° Hot

Tonight

Lo71° Mostly Clear

Thursday

Hi100° Hot

Thursday Night

Lo71° Mostly Clear

Friday

Hi98° Hot

Friday Night

Lo71° Partly Cloudy

Saturday

Hi97° Hot

Saturday Night

Lo71° Partly Cloudy

Sunday

Hi98° Hot

Sunday Night

Lo72° Partly Cloudy

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Inaction frustrates missing pilot’s family

CAMEROON, CENTRAL AFRICA — The search for a missing pilot with ties to Chelan has ended, leaving his frustrated family with unanswered questions and, so far, futile efforts to urge the U.S. government to take more action.

Theft suspect leads police in foot pursuit

WENATCHEE — Wenatchee police ended a short foot chase early this morning by arresting a 35-year-old Chelan man who had climbed onto a roof in the 200 block of South Wenatchee Avenue.
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Alta Lake State Park hopes for speedy reopening

PATEROS — Despite blackened trees and campsites covered in ash, Washington State Parks officials are working to reopen parts of the Alta Lake State Park in early to mid-August.

Team Rubicon steps in to help

PATEROS — Team Rubicon, a disaster relief organization, was enlisted by Pateros last week to lead and organize relief efforts.
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Making a splash

For water lovers, it’s no sweat to stay cool when the Wenatchee River is nearby.
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Old news: Manson traders, farmers

Wapato John (1825-1911) and his wife Madeleine (1832-1930) at their Manson home shortly before his death. He had a trading post and farm near the mouth of Navarre Coulee.

Leavenworth and Wenatchee air quality gets worse

LEAVENWORTH — The state Department of Ecology deemed Leavenworth’s air quality “unhealthy” and Wenatchee’s air quality “unhealthy for sensitive groups” Tuesday afternoon.
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Rising temperatures revive flames

PATEROS — Wildfires burning near Leavenworth and the Methow Valley heated up and a new fire near Mansfield quickly grew to 700 acres Monday afternoon.

Okanogan County leading NCW in licensed pot businesses

WENATCHEE — Okanogan County has more licensed marijuana growers than any other county in North Central Washington, state records show, and it’s stacking up to become the leading pot producer in the region.

Ex-tribal policeman violates bail terms

WENATCHEE — A former tribal police officer accused of child rape was briefly jailed Monday after texting the alleged victim’s mother and otherwise violating his court conditions.
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Miller Street project is bleeding tar

WENATCHEE — The city’s first major chip-seal street project, which put oil and rocks on Miller Street instead of the usual asphalt paving, is turning into an unsightly mess.