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Heat Advisory issued July 02 at 3:30AM PDT until July 03 at 9:00PM PDT by NWS

...HOT TEMPERATURES TO IMPACT THE INLAND NORTHWEST... TRIPLE DIGIT TEMPERATURES AROUND 103 DEGREES OR ABOVE WILL BE IN PLACE THROUGH FRIDAY. HOTTEST TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED ALONG THE SNAKE AND CLEARWATER RIVER VALLEYS...CENTRAL BASIN...AND IN LOWER ELEVATIONS ACROSS THE OKANOGAN VALLEY AND WENATCHEE AREA. ...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO

This Afternoon

Hi102° Hot

Tonight

Lo73° Clear

Friday

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Friday Night

Lo71° Breezy

Independence Day

Hi100° Hot

Saturday Night

Lo71° Clear

Sunday

Hi98° Hot

Sunday Night

Lo72° Mostly Clear

Monday

Hi99° Hot

Monday Night

Lo71° Mostly Clear

Djokovic, Serena turn up heat as Wimbledon sizzles

LONDON -- With everyone "feeling hot, hot, hot" at the All England Club on Wednesday it was little wonder that Novak Djokovic, Maria Sharapova and Serena Williams were eager to escape the Wimbledon furnace as quickly as possible.

M’s pitch consecutive shutouts

SAN DIEGO — Robinson Cano drove in three runs with a homer, a bases-loaded single and a double and Taijuan Walker picked up his fifth straight win Wednesday afternoon as the Seattle Mariners right-hander and four relievers combined for a three-hit, 7-0 win over the San Diego Padres at Petco Park.

Sweets return the 5-4 favor

WALLA WALLA — Like many of Wenatchee’s games this year, Wednesday night’s contest at Borleske Stadium in Walla Walla was a back-and forth affair, crooked numbers appearing in one frame for each team.

Sox win game despite poor efficiency

WALLA WALLA -- The Wenatchee AppleSox beat the Walla Walla Sweets Tuesday night 5-4 at Borleske Stadium. Although the Sox committed four errors and recorded three less hits than their counterparts, the run column is the only column that matters at the end of the night.

Montgomery credits success to different approach on and off mound

SAN DIEGO — Development doesn’t have a singular and unified direction in baseball. The path for position players and pitchers to reach the big leagues varies with turns, missteps, injuries, failures and reversals. It’s a journey that sometimes leads to nowhere.

Lidstrom headlines Hall of Fame’s Class of 2015

DETROIT, Mich. — Sweden’s Nicklas Lidstrom, one of the NHL’s most decorated defensemen and a trailblazing leader, was elected into the Hockey Hall of Fame on Monday as part of the shrine’s seven-member Class of 2015. Lidstrom was joined by fellow National Hockey League players Sergei Fedorov of Russia, Canadian Chris Pronger and American Phil Housley, while American Angela Ruggiero became the fourth woman ever elected for induction.

Jamaica banking on youth and experience

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Jamaica are banking on a mix of youth and experience to continue their dominance in the sprint events at the Aug. 22-30 world championships in Beijing event after some strong performances at its four-day trials. The full team will not be named until the Aug. 10 deadline but Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, who scorched home in 10.79 seconds in the 100 meters, will lead the women’s unit even though no decision has been made about defending her 200m crown.

De La Hoya balks on comeback

BRISTOL, Conn. — Boxing Hall of Famer and former Olympic champion Oscar De La Hoya, after pondering a return to the ring, said on Monday that he would remain retired. “As a professional athlete and someone who has spent almost his entire life in boxing, not a day goes by when I don’t think about coming back,” De La Hoya, 42, said in a statement.

Froome ready for rocky Tour de France

PARIS — Chris Froome struggled for form, then crashed but the Briton looks ready just in time to compete for a second Tour de France title although micro managers Team Sky will struggle to control the race like they usually do. Froome, who claimed the 2013 Tour having won almost every race he entered in the build-up to the three-week extravaganza, took a rockier road this year before taking overall victory in the Criterium du Dauphine, the prestigious warm-up for the Tour.

Retentive Japan not underestimating England

EDMONTON, Alberta — England may be being written off by some as rank outsiders for their Women’s World Cup semi-final against defending champions Japan, but their opponents certainly aren’t underestimating them.
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Remembering a legacy

QUINCY — A modest cloud of dry dust plumes above second base, briefly polluting the thick summer air as a runner slides in safely for a double. Small patches of shade, created by tall trees and tarp-composed tents house clusters of sweat-drenched spectators, quickly hustling from spot to spot seeking shady refuge from the sun’s indifferent rage.

Local races to aid fire victims

WENATCHEE — RunWenatchee announced today that its annual North Cascades Bank River Run on the Fourth 5K and 10K is still on for this Saturday morning, with a portion of the proceeds benefiting the Sleepy Hollow Fire victims.

Messi bemoans scoring difficulties

CONCEPCION, Chile — World Cup runners-up Argentina came to the Copa America in Chile as favorites and were expected to put plenty of goals past their opponents. Instead they are the lowest scoring team to reach the semi-finals in which they clash with Paraguay in the southern city of Concepcion on Tuesday.

Japan stadium to cost over $2 billion

TOKYO — Japan’s trouble-plagued new National Stadium, the centerpiece of the 2020 Summer Olympics, will cost more than $2 billion to build, nearly twice the original estimate, and be completed two months later than first thought, officials said on Monday. The new stadium, which will replace a now-destroyed venue built for the 1964 Summer Games, has been beset by woes including sky rocketing costs.

Watson wins playoff to take second Travelers title

CROMWELL, Conn. — Bubba Watson won his second Travelers Championship the same way as the first, at the second extra hole. Watson beat Englishman Paul Casey in a playoff on Sunday at TPC River Highlands.

Nadal leads Spanish players’ criticism

LONDON — Rafa Nadal and David Ferrer along with other high-profile figures in Spanish tennis have signed an open letter criticizing their federation over the poor running of the sport in the latest development of an ongoing feud. A total of 44 people put their name on Sunday to a seven-point statement that hit out at general poor organization along with a lack of transparency by the Spanish federation.

Backers of Boston Olympics forecast surplus

BOSTON — Backers of Boston’s controversial bid to host the 2024 Olympic Games unveiled a revised plan for the Games on Monday that they said would run a $210 million operating surplus, addressing concerns the event would leave city taxpayers on the hook. The forecast operating budget of $4.595 billion excludes hefty capital costs including an estimated $2.8 billion to build an Olympic Village for housing athletes and a $1.2 billion temporary stadium that would host athletics events as well as the opening and closing ceremonies and then be disassembled ...