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Heat Advisory issued July 01 at 4:50AM PDT until July 03 at 9:00PM PDT by NWS

...HOT TEMPERATURES RETURN TO THE INLAND NORTHWEST... .TRIPLE DIGIT TEMPERATURES AROUND 103 DEGREES OR ABOVE WILL RETURN TODAY...PERSISTING INTO FRIDAY. THE HEAT WILL HIT FIRST IN THE SOUTHERN PORTION OF THE CENTRAL BASIN... SOUTHWEST PALOUSE AND ALONG THE CLEARWATER RIVER EXPANDING NORTHWARD INTO LOWER VALLEY AREAS ALONG THE COLUMBIA THROUGH WENATCHEE AND INTO THE OKANOGAN

Today

Hi100° Hot

Tonight

Lo73° Clear

Thursday

Hi104° Hot

Thursday Night

Lo72° Clear

Friday

Hi102° Hot

Friday Night

Lo70° Clear

Independence Day

Hi102° Hot

Saturday Night

Lo70° Clear

Sunday

Hi99° Hot

Sunday Night

Lo73° Mostly Clear

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.

Serena Williams, Djokovic, Wawrinka win Wimbledon openers

LONDON — The All England Club gates swung open a week later than usual for the start of the 129th Wimbledon Championships on Monday with sunshine greeting the world's top players and fans streaming in to watch them.

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 ...

U.S., Germany have rich shared soccer history

The lexicon of American soccer has grown in many ways as the nation has embraced the world’s game. Few fans bat an eye anymore upon hearing the words pitch, nil or tiki-taka.
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Seahawks visit Pybus

WENATCHEE -- Hours before the Sleepy Hollow Fire swept through the Broadview neighborhood and destroyed fruit packing warehouses in north Wenatchee,12s in the Wenatchee Valley enjoyed a far lighter mood.

Sox lose walk-off in extras

VICTORIA, British Columbia — Although the Wenatchee AppleSox had more hits, less errors and more opportunities to score on Sunday night, they lost their 11th game of the season by a score of 11-10 against the Victoria HarbourCats at Sports Traders Diamond.

Germany breaks French hearts in penalty shoot-out

EDMONTON Alberta — Germany beat France in a penalty shootout after their thrilling Women’s World Cup quarter-final ended 1-1 after extra-time on Friday. The Germans triumphed 5-4 in the shootout after Claire Levogez, chosen as the fifth kicker for France, saw her low shot saved by Germany goalkeeper Nadine Angerer.

Watson in three-way tie for U.S. Senior Open lead

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Tom Watson retained his place atop the U.S. Senior Open leaderboard on Friday after shooting a one-under 69 in the second round, but was joined at the top by American Jeff Maggert and Australian Peter Fowler at Del Paso Country Club in California. Playing in the stifling Sacramento heat, the 65-year-old drained four birdies but also had three bogies to drop into a share of the lead with Maggert and Fowler at a five-under 135.

Powell powers to 100m win, Fraser-Pryce sets mark

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Former world record holder Asafa Powell surged to the 100 meters title at the Jamaican national trials on Friday in a time of 9.84 seconds, while 2011 world champion Yohan Blake failed to make it out of his semi-final. In the women’s final, double Olympic champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce scorched home in 10.79 seconds, the best in the world this year, to lay down a marker ahead of her 100m title defense at August’s world championships in Beijing.

Sandberg resigns as manager of struggling Phillies

PHILADELPHIA — Ryne Sandberg has resigned as manager of the last-place Philadelphia Phillies, the Major League Baseball team said on Friday. Sandberg, a Hall of Famer and former second baseman with the Chicago Cubs, compiled a 119-159 career record over parts of three seasons with the Phillies.

Lloyd’s goal carries U.S. women past China

OTTAWA, Ontario — Throughout this World Cup, United States coach Jill Ellis has preached the value of improving performances over the course of the tournament.