The Wenatchee World



The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

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Late Afternoon

Hi70° Scattered Showers


Lo58° Rain Likely


Hi68° Rain Likely

Wednesday Night

Lo55° Chance Rain


Hi68° Showers Likely

Thursday Night

Lo50° Slight Chc Showers


Hi74° Partly Sunny

Friday Night

Lo51° Mostly Cloudy


Hi77° Mostly Sunny

Saturday Night

Lo55° Partly Cloudy

Firefighter burned by wildfire debris

LEAVENWORTH — A firefighter on the wildfire just west of Leavenworth suffered burns to his shoulder and back Tuesday afternoon when he was struck by burning and rolling debris.

Jury convicts Riverside man of premeditated murder

OKANOGAN — Unsatisfied with the response by police, Don A. Moore took the law into his own hands on April 20, 2013, and decided to confront another Riverside man he believed had stolen from him.

Machete robbery suspect pleads guilty

WENATCHEE — The man accused of robbing a Wenatchee Avenue business last March while armed with a machete was sentenced Monday to three years in prison after an Alford plea.

Charges leveled at juvenile rape suspect

WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee High School freshman accused of sexually assaulting three students on a football bus trip was formally charged Monday with three counts of second-degree rape.

PUD agrees to sell land to City of Chelan

WENATCHEE — Six years of haggling tinged with a bit of animosity ended Monday when the Chelan County PUD agreed to sell a coveted piece of real estate to the city of Chelan.

Preparation for disaster

A mock airplane disaster at Pangborn Memorial Airport was required preparation for a real emergency that will hopefully never arise.

Spotlight on agriculture

Quincy’s annual Quincy Farmer Consumer Awareness Days brings in hundreds of people each year to learn about Grant County agriculture.

Man arrested after laser pointed at motorists

WENATCHEE — A 26-year-old Wenatchee man pointed a laser light at motorists driving in the 400 block of South Chelan Avenue early Saturday morning, Wenatchee police say.
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Leavenworth fire throwing up lots of smoke

LEAVENWORTH — Fire crews and helicopters were trying to tame a human-caused wildfire burning in brush and timber near the mouth of Tumwater Canyon in Leavenworth Sunday morning.

Trinidad wildfire 30 percent contained

TRINIDAD — A fast moving wildfire threatened several homes but didn’t burn any structures while racing through 300 acres of brush and dry grass near Trinidad Saturday afternoon.