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This Afternoon

Hi82° Sunny


Lo59° Clear


Hi88° Sunny

Saturday Night

Lo62° Clear


Hi94° Sunny

Sunday Night

Lo69° Mostly Clear


Hi96° Hot

Monday Night

Lo67° Clear


Hi99° Hot

Tuesday Night

Lo68° Clear

Mansfield museum opens new Great Northern exhibit

If you want to know about the history of the Great Northern Railway’s Mansfield line, there is one place to go: the Mansfield historical museum. It opened its lower floor this year to a new exhibit, all about the 60-mile rail line that operated up the Moses Coulee and Douglas Creek to Mansfield from 1909 to 1985.

Air quality has improved

WENATCHEE — After alternating between “unhealthy” and “unhealthy for sensitive groups” for several days, Wenatchee’s air quality was deemed healthy again this morning.

Family float fun

Families took advantage of warm weather and smoke-free skies Saturday at Walla Walla Point Park. Osprey Rafting of Leavenworth offers their Family Float from lower Cashmere to Wenatchee that is a gentler experience than extreme rapids of the Wenatchee River between Leavenworth and Cashmere.

Common Ground | You can count on us

It has been heartening to see readers responding so favorably to the outstanding fire coverage that The World staff has delivered throughout the tragic wildfires that have ripped through North Central Washington.

Two men arrested after back burns go out of control

TWISP — Two NCW residents were arrested on suspicion of arson this weekend, accused of setting back burns that got out of control, with one of them almost trapping a fire crew in a canyon.

Storm could bring rain, lightning

WENATCHEE — A strong storm system is expected in North Central Washington today, bringing a drizzle today and a good chance of heavy rain Wednesday.

Update: Crews make good progress on Carlton Complex

Crews made good progress today building a fire line along the fire's western flank near Twisp, fire spokesman Paul Gibbs said this afternoon. Over the next few days area residents may see increased smoke and fire near Pearrygin Lake.