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This Afternoon

Hi41° Chance Rain


Lo37° Chance Rain


Hi50° Partly Sunny

Wednesday Night

Lo41° Chance Rain

Thanksgiving Day

Hi48° Chance Rain

Thursday Night

Lo39° Chance Rain


Hi45° Chance Rain

Friday Night

Lo27° Chance Rain


Hi34° Mostly Sunny

Saturday Night

Lo20° Partly Cloudy

Prison term in child assault case

WENATCHEE — A 78-year-old Cashmere man who pleaded guilty to third-degree assault and communicating with a minor for immoral purposes earned an exceptional sentence Wednesday of one year in prison.

Members needed for two county boards

WATERVILLE — Douglas County commissioners are seeking applications from county residents willing to serve on either the planning commission or the water conservancy board.

Festival of Trees

Andrea Munoz makes bows for presents that will be placed on the Sunny FM Christmas tree, seen at right. It’s one of 11 trees on display for the 2014 Numerica Festival of Trees that starts today at Numerica Performing Arts Center in Wenatchee. Free public viewing will be from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m through Saturday. Other events at the festival include the Gala and a live stream of Holiday Spice at the Wenatchee Convention Center. For more information see

Boss Chili

Chili weather calls for hot chili at Chelan County PUD.

This week’s gas prices

Local gas prices dipped slightly this week to an even $3 a gallon on average.

After a suspect’s suicide, victims file suit

WENATCHEE — Three children who disclosed incidents of sexual abuse by an East Wenatchee man have filed a $1.5 million lawsuit against his estate after he killed himself while under police investigation.

Three killed when van rolls into field

BRIDGEPORT — Two motorists saw a damaged van that was involved in a triple-fatal accident earlier this week near Bridgeport but neither noticed victims in the field where the van came to rest.