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Air Stagnation Advisory issued December 18 at 10:46AM PST until December 19 at 12:00PM PST by NWS

..LIGHT WINDS AND INVERSIONS WILL PERSIST THROUGH MUCH OF THE WORKWEEK. THIS WILL LEAD TOWARD STAGNANT AIR CONDITIONS OVER MUCH OF CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST WASHINGTON. ...AIR STAGNATION ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON PST FRIDAY... * AIR QUALITY...LIGHT WINDS AND STABLE CONDITIONS WILL INCREASE

Tonight

Lo35° Rain

Friday

Hi43° Chance Rain

Friday Night

Lo32° Rain/Snow

Saturday

Hi36° Rain/Snow

Saturday Night

Lo36° Rain Likely

Sunday

Hi43° Chance Rain

Sunday Night

Lo36° Slight Chc Rain

Monday

Hi42° Partly Sunny

Monday Night

Lo34° Slight Chc Rain

Tuesday

Hi40° Partly Sunny

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What about Bob?

Tyler and Lacey Crockett were ready to store away their Halloween decorations last year, but their 3-year-old son Parker had other ideas. Parker had grown fond of the newly purchased skeleton decoration, to the point where he uttered what his parents thought to be his first word — calling the skeleton “Bob.”
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Chelan Valley Hope offers just that

CHELAN — When 2-year-old Montserrat Blanco of Chelan needed a liver transplant in October, her close-knit family wanted to be near her.
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Families sue Army over Georgia militia murders

SEATTLE — The families of two people murdered in a terrorism conspiracy headed by a former Cashmere man are suing the U.S. Army, saying it did nothing to head off the growth of a homicidal militia at Fort Stewart, Ga.

Briefly

WENATCHEE — The Community Foundation of North Central Washington is accepting scholarship applications for students going to college, university or trade school in 2015.

Burn ban issued in Okanogan County

OKANOGAN — Due to stagnant air, the state Department of Ecology has issued a Stage 1 burn ban for Okanogan County beginning today at 4 p.m.

PUD imposes moratorium amid boom in power requests for data centers

WENATCHEE — A unprecedented boom in applications to the Chelan County PUD for large amounts of power for upstart server farms is threatening the business model the utility has depended on to keep rates low for decades and provide additional services, like parks and fiber-optics.
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Vandalism shutters high school

BRIDGEPORT — A $500 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of vandals who did “tens of thousands of dollars” in damage to Bridgeport High School Sunday night.
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Chelan kidnapping suspect arraigned

WENATCHEE — The convicted murderer accused of pistol-whipping and restraining an 84-year-old man in his own home was arraigned Monday on multiple charges of kidnapping and theft.
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Old news | Camping in 1938

The Loudon family camps at Merritt in 1938. Shown are Jim, 9, Idella, 11, Wallace, 4, and Merle, 6. The children’s parents, Ed and Mary Loudon, were orchardists in Manson.

Vehicular assault arrest follows shoplifting

EAST WENATCHEE — A 27-year-old Colorado man was arrested on suspicion of vehicular assault after two Bi-Mart employees who were attempting to stop him for shoplifting said he aimed his car at them.
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Grief Place: Therapeutic art journaling

WENATCHEE — Grief Place N.C.W. Loss Support hosted facilitator training Monday on how to use the “Chill & Spill” therapeutic journal.