The Wenatchee World



The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

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This Afternoon

Hi38° Cloudy


Lo32° Chance Snow


Hi38° Chance Rain/Snow

Sunday Night

Lo33° Slight Chc Rain


Hi40° Chance Rain

Monday Night

Lo34° Slight Chc Rain


Hi43° Slight Chc Rain

Tuesday Night

Lo31° Partly Cloudy


Hi41° Partly Sunny

Wednesday Night

Lo32° Mostly Cloudy


Frosty beauty, slick conditions

WENATCHEE — Freezing rain is in the forecast today through Friday, making these days perfect for slowing down and enjoying the beauty of winter.

Feedback pouring in from PUD query

WENATCHEE — Chelan County PUD Commissioner Carnan Bergren joked during Monday’s commission meeting that he and his wife, June, have their own system for gauging PUD customers’ high regard for the “owners guide” and utility feedback questionnaire they received in the mail earlier this month.

Man accused of arson pleads to lesser charge

PATEROS — An Okanogan County man accused of arson for purposely igniting his field while the Carlton Complex Fire raged nearby admitted that his actions endangered a firefighter.

A crime-scene Christmas story

WENATCHEE — The best gifts Crissy Adams got last Christmas were the ones she lost, then got back, with the help of Wenatchee police, friends and neighbors.

Seahawks “12” makes game day special for local Packer fans

LAKE WENATCHEE — Tim McElravy is amazed at how far and wide this story has gone. USA Today, Yahoo Sports, , Fox Sports, CBS Sports and dozens of newspapers, radio and television stations have carried it. It’s been all over the Internet and social media.

Giving Room accepting donations, offering help and hope

EAST WENATCHEE — Kristen Kennedy wants to extend the holiday giving spirit year round. Kennedy, owner of the Upper Eastside Coffee Co. at 1610 Grant Road, has dedicated a room in her coffee, sandwich and dessert shop she calls The Giving Room.

‘Backstrom’ star has ties to East Wenatchee

WENATCHEE — If you’ve nothing better to do than watch TV on a Thursday night, you might want to catch the first episode of “Backstrom,” a new Fox crime drama with local ties. The pilot airs at 9 p.m.

Stolen-gun conviction overturned

SPOKANE — A Quincy-area man was exonerated by the state Court of Appeals Tuesday after his conviction in Grant County for possessing a stolen firearm.

Abrasive competition

Ouch! Eastmont High School’s Chase Peterson connects with the board after performing a reverse dive at his home pool. He suffered minor abrasions, but returned to the competition and placed second overall. See today’s sports page for more on the swimming and diving competition.

Restaurant remodel underway for new post office

WENATCHEE — The red pagoda-style roof that once marked the Royal Palace Chinese Restaurant is gone. Ditto for the entryway menu picturing pork fried rice and almond chicken.