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Lo66° Mostly Clear

Wednesday

Hi83° Sunny then Sunny and Breezy

Wednesday Night

Lo64° Partly Cloudy and Breezy then Mostly Clear

Thursday

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Thursday Night

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Sunday

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Crew OK after crane accident at Lake Chelan Dam

CHELAN — Chelan County PUD officials are investigating why a crane being used to transfer a steel water barrier from one spillway gate to another toppled over July 24, forcing the crane operator to scramble to safety.

Chelan Avenue should be paved this week

WENATCHEE — Paving work on Chelan Avenue should be finished this week, but other related projects will keep the project going for several more weeks, state Department of Transportation officials say.

Negotiators talk suspect out with e-cigarette

SOAP LAKE — Negotiators used an electronic cigarette to talk a 32-year-old man out of a grove of trees after a four-and-a-half hour standoff in Soap Lake Sunday afternoon.
Smoky skies at Daroga State Park

Holden still safe after fire crosses road

Update, 8:30 a.m. Monday: The Wolverine Fire has grown to more than 16,000 acres and a national Type 1 fire team is scheduled to arrive Tuesday morning to take over its management.
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Grass fire near tracks quickly extinguished

WENATCHEE — Firefighters responded to a grass fire late near the railroad tracks at 9th Street in Wenatchee Saturday night, quickly extinguishing the blaze before it spread to nearby warehouses.

Air quality suffers with Wolverine Fire

CHELAN — Air quality in areas around Chelan and Manson were expected to reach levels considered unhealthy for sensitive groups on Saturday due to the Wolverine Fire.
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Chelan’s rodeo royale

This weekend the Lake Chelan Rodeo was put on for the 96th year, rodeo official Cody Hodge said. The two day rodeo includes bronc and bull riding, roping events and a parade through the city of Chelan.
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Murder trial’s delay irks victim’s family

OKANOGAN — When Glen and Barbara Carrigan lost their middle son, Mike, in what investigators described as a bizarre sniper-style murder, the Moses Lake couple were devastated.

Fire destroys Manson rental unit

MANSON — A unoccupied building near Manson that was sometimes used as a rental unit was significantly damaged by fire this morning.