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Flash Flood Watch issued July 22 at 7:01PM PDT until July 23 at 11:00PM PDT by NWS

...HEAVY RAINFALL MAY LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING ALONG THE EAST SLOPES OF THE NORTHERN CASCADES... .A BAND OF MODERATE TO HEAVY RAINFALL IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP IN THE CASCADES FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING INTO THE AFTERNOON. THIS BAND WILL ALSO CONTAIN SOME EMBEDDED THUNDERSTORMS WITH LOCALLY HEAVIER RAINFALL RATES THAT COULD LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING.

Overnight

Lo63° Scattered Showers

Wednesday

Hi75° Heavy Rain

Wednesday Night

Lo59° Heavy Rain

Thursday

Hi74° Breezy

Thursday Night

Lo59° Mostly Clear

Friday

Hi85° Sunny

Friday Night

Lo62° Mostly Clear

Saturday

Hi90° Sunny

Saturday Night

Lo67° Clear

Sunday

Hi95° Sunny

Newport man injured in motorcycle accident

WENATCHEE — A 44-year-old Newport man was injured late Friday night in a motorcycle accident near the interchange of highways 2 and 285 at Sunnyslope.

More firefighters coming in as Mills Canyon Fire grows

Fire alerts are going out Friday afternoon for upper portions of Eagle Rock and Burch Mountain. Residents should be alert and follow media reports on the Mills Canyon Fire as it moves closer to nearby Swakane Canyon. The alert is just a warning and there is no immediate danger in those areas as of 1 p.m Friday.

Calm day after a wild night

ENTIAT — Calm winds Thursday gave firefighters and homeowners a bit of a break following the Mills Canyon Fire’s wind-driven run Wednesday night.
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Native garden yields wildflower seeds

TWISP — In its second year, the native garden at the Methow Valley Interpretive Center in Twisp is starting to produce not only flowers, but also seeds. The garden is being designed as a comprehensive collection of the Methow Valley's native flora.

Home repair nonprofit disbands

WENATCHEE — After 14 years of service in the greater Wenatchee area, nonprofit volunteer group Rebuilding Together has voted to disband.

Grinding and new asphalt work to intensify downtown

WENATCHEE — More extensive street closures and parking restrictions are predicted for next week between 7 p.m. and 6 a.m., when crews intensify grinding and asphalt work on Wenatchee Avenue from Kittitas Street north to Second Street.
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Arson suspect offers guilty plea

WENATCHEE — A Wenatchee man accused of setting the fire that scorched a Methow Street home in July 2013 pleaded guilty to first-degree arson Monday.

New fire at 25 Mile Creek

A wildfire that may have started from a structure fire near 25 Mile Creek State Park on Lake Chelan Thursday afternoon has spread to more than 150 acres.

What’s on the ballot

NCW — Which races appear on the primary ballot? It depends. Here’s a rundown: