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This Afternoon

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Lo69° Decreasing Clouds


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Tuesday Night

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Wednesday Night

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Thursday Night

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A little off the top

Workers remove roof tiles from Lincoln Elementary School in Wenatchee on Friday.

2015 home sales nearing peak levels

WENATCHEE — Home sales in the Wenatchee market surged in the first half of 2015 to beat last year by more than 30 percent and, say real estate agents, put big smiles on sellers' faces.

Wenatchee attorney sworn in as Okanogan judge

OKANOGAN — Okanogan County commissioners appointed Robert Grim — an attorney at Kottkamp & Yedinak in Wenatchee for the last three years — as Okanogan County District Court Judge.

Tree party

A couple hosts an inaugural party for their new tree deck at their home in Wenatchee.

Bomb-like device found at Soap Lake residence

SOAP LAKE — A homemade bomb-like device was discovered July 19 in a Soap Lake driveway and destroyed without incident, the Grant County Sheriff’s Office has reported.

Four lawsuits over 2012 Douglas County fire

WATERVILLE — An organic orchard south of Brewster is enmeshed in four lawsuits over its part in a 2012 brushfire, brought by the state, the PUD, and two nearby farm operations.

Photo Gallery: Rock Island Dam tour

Deep in the bowels of Rock Island Dam Saturday, hydromechanic Andy Hilliard leads a tour of a dozen people, showing them the operations of the hydroelectric project. About 90 people took the rare tour of the not-so-public dam, the last offered there for three years. Public "hard hat" tours of local dams began last year here and will be given in rotation with the Chelan dam next year and Rocky Reach dam the following.