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This Afternoon

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Hi65° Increasing Clouds

Sunday Night

Lo45° Mostly Cloudy


Hi75° Mostly Sunny

Monday Night

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Hi76° Sunny

Tuesday Night

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Hi70° Mostly Sunny

Wednesday Night

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Arsonist hits Quincy-area haystacks

QUINCY – The Grant County Sheriff’s Office has assigned a major crimes detective to investigate five fires that were intentionally lit in haystacks in the Quincy and Winchester areas.

Perseverance lands woman in Naval Academy

WENATCHEE —With only 7 percent of applicants selected, Olivia Kesterson figured she might have to apply more than once to get into the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland.

Police pursuit case ends in Alford plea

WENATCHEE -- A Chelan man pleaded guilty Wednesday to fleeing from police last January while drunk and illegally carrying handguns in his car.
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Perfecting the march

The Eastmont High School marching band practices around East Wenatchee on Thursday. This is the first week of the year they have taken to the streets to perfect their marching and playing style in preparation for the Apple Blossom Festival's grand parade next month. 

News of record

News of record reports for Chelan and Douglas counties

Man accused of imprisoning girlfriend

PESHASTIN — A Blewett Pass man is accused of holding a woman prisoner in his home for six days and crafting a pipe bomb with which to terrorize his neighbors.

In a pickle

Annamarie Harden, Wenatchee, stretches out to hit a pickleball Wednesday during a open class put on by the Wenatchee Valley Pickleball Club at the Eastmont Community Park.

One fish, two fish

Juan Farias, left, and Paul Bernal, both of Rock Island, watch as 1,600 fish are dumped into Pit Lake in Rock Island in preparation for a kids fishing day at the lake from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday.

Family of missing pilot waiting to learn more

CHELAN -- The brother of missing pilot Bill Fitzpatrick said Wednesday that the family has received “unofficial confirmation” that wreckage and human remains found in the mountains of Cameroon are of Fitzpatrick and the plane he was flying.

Detectives begin pallet fire investigation

CASHMERE – The Chelan County Sheriff’s Office is now investigating a suspicious fire on Sunday that burned dozens of pallets and threatened two Cashmere warehouses, including one containing agricultural chemicals.