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The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

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Saturday Night

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Sunday Night

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This week’s gas prices

Local gas prices stayed about the same this past week, down more than $1 a gallon from last year.

Flowers on the Rock

Kathy and Jake Lodato of Malaga hike on Saddle Rock on Wednesday morning as balsamroot is starting to flower in the Wenatchee foothills. This is a good time to head into the hills as the temperature in the Wenatchee Valley is expected to top 70 degrees today and Friday and be in the mid- to upper-60s over the weekend.

Law office theft suspect arraigned

WENATCHEE -- The former law firm worker accused of stealing some $65,000 paid by immigration clients faces a possible June trial date.

Winds push wildfire to 15 acres

TWISP – One home was threatened in one of the season's first wildfires Tuesday evening, when gusty winds pushed a wildfire uphill toward a residence that survived last summer’s Carlton Complex Fire.

Incomplete honor roll

The list of eighth-graders from Foothills Middle School who earned a 4.0 grade-point average was incomplete in Friday’s Making the Grades section. A correct version will run in Friday’s Neighbors section.

Crescent Bar legal fight may be settled soon

EPHRATA – The Grant County PUD and Crescent Bar leaseholders appear very close to a settlement that would give the islanders new, 36-year leases on their island condos and RV lots, but return 80 percent of island lands to PUD control.

City expands growth boundary but not density requirements

EAST WENATCHEE — The East Wenatchee City Council and Douglas County Commission have approved the largest expansion of the city's urban growth boundaries since they were established in 1995 and set new standards for developing within them.

Founders’ Day returns

CASHMERE -- The Cashmere summer festival previously known as Founders' Day, changed last year to the Cashmere Celebrate Festival, is now called -- drum roll here -- Founders' Day.

Crescent Bar Islanders could get new 36-year leases

EPHRATA -- Grant County PUD staffers today recommended that commissioners approve new 36-year leases for Crescent Bar Island leaseholders, potentially ending 5 years of litigation that have so far cost the utility $3.2 million in legal costs.