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This Afternoon

Hi89° Mostly Sunny


Lo61° Mostly Cloudy


Hi85° Partly Sunny

Wednesday Night

Lo62° Slight Chc Showers


Hi80° Mostly Cloudy

Thursday Night

Lo60° Partly Cloudy


Hi80° Mostly Sunny

Friday Night

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Hi82° Sunny

Saturday Night

Lo58° Mostly Clear

Carlton Complex to get 17 rain gauges

TWISP — The Carlton Complex fire was so big, and its potential for flooding so great that authorities are installing 17 rain gauges across the 256,000-acre burn before the Burned Area Emergency Response team finishes its work.

Practice in the shade

Members of the Ice Lakes soccer team get a break from the sun as they practice in the shade of a large tree at Kenroy Park in East Wenatchee.

Body recovered from Palmer Lake

OROVILLE — After numerous attempts to find a man who has been missing since falling overboard on July 11, authorities got help from an Idaho couple and their sonar equipment, and recovered the body of Darrel L. Williams on Wednesday.

Landscape recovery help offered

PATEROS — Several natural resource agencies and groups will be available to talk to landowners about what they can do to help their land recover after a wildfire on Monday.

A very big ice bucket challenge

ROCK ISLAND — About 20 workers from CW Concrete and Wenatchee Sand & Gravel took the ice-bucket challege that has swept the country to new heights on Wednesday. They raised money for the ALS Association by standing under a front-end loader bucket as it soaked them with ice water.

Coroner: Bodies found were male

WENATCHEE — A body found Sunday in a wooded area near Leavenworth is that of a man, Chelan County Coroner Wayne Harris said Wednesday.

All is (Chelan County) fair …

CASHMERE — We went to the Chelan County Fair on Wednesday to photograph folks checking in their entries at the Chelan County Expo Center.

Woman suffers minor burns in fire

CHELAN — A Chelan woman was treated for minor burns Wednesday after attempting to put out a fire with a garden hose at her home at 918 Parkview Ave.

Fire destroys home, vehicle

ORONDO — An Orondo man lost his home Wednesday after his mini van caught fire and flames spread to his mobile home in the Chelan Hill Acres development about one mile south of Beebe Bridge.