The Wenatchee World



The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

Remove this weather forecast

This Afternoon

Hi75° Mostly Sunny


Lo48° Mostly Clear


Hi68° Sunny

Wednesday Night

Lo44° Mostly Clear


Hi70° Mostly Sunny

Thursday Night

Lo44° Partly Cloudy


Hi74° Mostly Sunny

Friday Night

Lo44° Partly Cloudy


Hi71° Mostly Sunny

Saturday Night

Lo43° Mostly Clear

Newhouse proposes delisting wolves

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Dan Newhouse introduced legislation in the U.S. Congress on Thursday to remove the gray wolf from the endangered species list.

Forest Service weighs new Forest Plan process

WENATCHEE – More than a decade after its first attempt to revise a document that guides activities on the forest, the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest may turn to a new process instead of finishing the old one.

Open house for veterans’ counselor

WENATCHEE — An open house will be held to celebrate J. Wayne Ball's retirement and service to military veterans and their families. The open house is set for 1 to 4 p.m. Tuesday at Central Washington Veterans Counseling, 610 N. Mission St., Suite 202.

Heritage University to offer four-year degrees at WVC

WENATCHEE — Heritage University will partner with Wenatchee Valley College to offer four-year degrees in business administration, criminal justice and early childhood studies on the WVC campus.

Once a Queen | Theresa Adams Ogan, 1975

Today: Theresa Ogan, 58, has been teaching music at John Newbery Elementary School in Wenatchee since it opened in 1993. She also taught for a few years at Mission View Elementary, and has taught piano lessons to students at a studio in her home. She is a member of the Wenatchee Chapter’s Washington State Music Teachers Association, and achieved her permanent national certification. In her free time, she likes to read and study new strategies for teaching. She also likes golfing, hiking and making jewelry using beads, silver and natural ...

$1 million verdict against Executive Flight

WATERVILLE — A jury on Thursday found East Wenatchee charter plane service Executive Flight liable for $1 million in damages over a passenger's on-board injury.

Firefighters quickly put out fence fire

Flames jump from a fence to an empty shed at the corner of Franklin and Third streets in Wenatchee Friday morning, just before firefighters arrived.

Leavenworth home sales jump in first quarter

LEAVENWORTH — A 44 percent spike in single-family home sales — from 18 to 26 — in the Upper Wenatchee Valley topped all area markets during the first quarter of 2015, even as sales showed modest gains in Wenatchee and Cashmere.

Wanapum Dam repair costs climb to $86.5 million

EPHRATA — The estimated costs related to Wanapum Dam’s broken spillway have climbed to $86.5 million, up nearly 42 percent from the original estimate, but still not enough for Grant County PUD ratepayers to pay any more for electricity than already planned.

Once a Queen | Sharon Redlinger Utigard

Favorite Queen moment? "My two-week trip to San Francisco, Hollywood and San Diego, where I was on many radio and national TV shows, including Eve Arden "Our Miss Brooks," Tennessee Ernie Ford and the Bob Crosby Show."

Food fair starts with funnel cakes

WENATCHEE — The food fight is on. Well, no, it's not a fight, but Apple Blossom Festival goers will definitely have to wrestle with their appetites to figure out where to dine over the next 10 days.