THIS WEEKEND’S TWO PERFORMANCES OF “THE NUTCRACKER” AT NUMERICA PERFORMING ARTS CENTER ARE SOLD OUT. — The Wenatchee Valley Symphony Orchestra and the Fabulous Feet Academy of Ballet have opened up tonight’s 7 p.m. final dress rehearsal to the public, with floor tickets available for $15.
NCW — Steady rain on Thursday brought between one-quarter and two-thirds of an inch of rain to North Central Washington, causing minor flooding in the Methow and Chiliwist valleys where summer wildfires left bare hillsides.
WENATCHEE — At their first meetings in January, the Wenatchee City Council and Chelan County Fire District 1 Commission will consider authorizing a public vote on combining the city and county fire departments.
EAST WENATCHEE — The Douglas County PUD has doubled its budget for relocating or “lethally removing” beavers that are destroying native habitat along the Columbia River above Wells Dam and around the Methow Fish Hatchery.
WENATCHEE — Rudolph has been losing his footing on the roof of Real Homes custom home business on North Wenatchee Avenue as employees have found him in various positions since putting him up. “We keep tying him up but he keeps slipping,” says Shawna Shelton. With wind expected Thursday night, the business decided to lay him down and secure him. It’s the first year for Rudolph at the business and they are awaiting a 15-foot abominable snowman that is in transit.
EAST WENATCHEE — A 50-year-old East Wenatchee man intentionally ran in front of a semitrailer that killed him late Monday morning just east of East Wenatchee on Highway 28, according to the State Patrol.
PRINCESS AND FRIEND: Dorothy Weeks, age 17, poses with her horse Sandy at the Jack Weeks ranch. In 1938, she was Princess Squilchuck in the Apple Blossom Festival parade. The ranch later became Squilchuck State Park.