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This Afternoon

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Lo50° Mostly Clear and Breezy then Mostly Clear

Memorial Day

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Monday Night

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Tuesday Night

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Wednesday Night

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Hi89° Mostly Sunny

Thursday Night

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Entrepreneur outdoorsman vies for Chelan County Commission

WENATCHEE — Small business owner and outdoor-recreation advocate Travis Hornby has launched his bid in a four-man race for the District 1 Chelan County Commission spot vacated by five-term commissioner Ron Walter.

Work to fix Joe Miller, Conarty roads to begin Monday

MALAGA — Chelan County Public Works will begin work Monday to reopen Joe Miller Road, which was closed by a landslide early last month, and repair the deteriorated and flood-prone Conarty Road.

Training disrupts Forest Service offices

NCW — An administrative training on Wednesday for front desk information specialists who work for the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest means services at some ranger districts will be disrupted that day.

Free wood chips for Chelan County residents

CHELAN COUNTY — Just in time to spiffy up the yard for spring and summer, Chelan County Public works is giving away free woodchips today to all Chelan County residents.

Home prices rise as listings dip in April

WENATCHEE — Home listings in the Wenatchee market slipped in April by 9 percent from the previous year to help keep prices rising and sellers smiling.

Art of Community | How the PAC is helping unify the community

Today, we are launching The Art of Community NCW Project, an initiative focused on celebrating, encouraging and supporting creative community-building efforts in our region. You can access the website at

Fish fountain

WENATCHEE — Wenatchee Valley College student Kansas Cumiskey reels in a trout at the college's fountain Thursday, only to have the fishing line break before her friend Malorie Wilson can get a hold of it. The two were among more than one hundred who tried to snag the 320 fish brought in from a Soap Lake trout farm. The end-of-school event is in its ninth year and sponsored by the Associated Students of WVC. The few stragglers left over after the event are eventually caught over the weekend before the ...

Tasting the merchandise

WENATCHEE — Will Mott, 4, samples his own lemonade while selling both pink and regular varieties by donation Wednesday at his stand in front of his home on Castlerock Avenue. He was helped by his younger brother Brendan, 2, and mom Paula.

Woman arrested sitting in stolen car

WENATCHEE — Sitting in a stolen car that was visible from the street landed a 19-year-old Wenatchee woman in jail Wednesday morning.

Eastmont superintendent in the running for state representative

EAST WENATCHEE — Eastmont School District Superintendent Garn Christensen has tossed his straw hat into the contest for the 12th District House of Representatives seat vacated by a former Eastmont School Board member, Brad Hawkins.

City: Milky water is safe to drink

WENATCHEE — Residents of Wenatchee and East Wenatchee may notice that their tap water appears cloudy or milky this week.