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Flash Flood Watch issued July 23 at 7:04AM 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 LATE WEDNESDAY MORNING INTO THE AFTERNOON. THIS BAND WILL ALSO CONTAIN SOME EMBEDDED THUNDERSTORMS WITH LOCALLY HEAVIER RAINFALL RATES THAT COULD LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING. THUNDERSTORMS

This Afternoon

Hi75° Showers

Tonight

Lo58° Scattered Thunderstorms

Thursday

Hi73° Slight Chc Showers

Thursday Night

Lo59° Breezy

Friday

Hi83° Sunny

Friday Night

Lo61° Mostly Clear

Saturday

Hi88° Sunny

Saturday Night

Lo67° Clear

Sunday

Hi95° Sunny

Sunday Night

Lo73° Clear

Proposed Waterville-Mansfield athletic consolidation discussed

WATERVILLE — Waterville community members shared their thoughts about a possible athletic consolidation with Mansfield during a forum July 8 at the Waterville High School Career Center, sponsored by the Waterville School Board. Board members Stephanie Stibal, Dale Snyder, Daniel Miranda and Eric Biggar were present. Superintendent Cathi Nelson, principal Tabatha Mires and athletic director Mike Gray also responded to questions. The Waterville forum was preceded by similar event in Mansfield.

Eastmont football shoring up defense at team camp

WENATCHEE — After giving up the second-most points in the Columbia Basin Big Nine during the 2013 season, the Eastmont football team is looking to solve its defensive problems with a stronger, more confident approach.

Packers advance to state tourney

SPOKANE — The Apple Valley Packers have advanced to the Washington American Legion Baseball ‘AAA’ state tournament.

Packers qualify for postseason play

WENATCHEE — The Apple Valley Packers didn’t let a 12-game losing streak deter them from finishing the Central Washington League regular season strong and clinching a playoff spot.

Velocity takes 3rd in stormy Missoula

When there is rain, wind and thunderstorms looming about, the last thing you may think of is to go swimming. But 40 Velocity Swimmers at the Firecracker Invitational in Missoula, Mont., last weekend (June 26-30) did exactly that. Despite the unreasonable conditions, the team managed many best times and set multiple new team records while finishing third behind host Missoula Aquatic Club and Bozeman. Thirty-five teams participated in the annual event.

Eastmont’s Seabrook 6th in junior qualifier

SPOKANE — Eastmont golfer Aaron Seabrook finished sixth with a 10-over par 152 at the U.S. Junior Amateur qualifier at Manito Golf & Country Club in Spokane on Monday.
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Packers hope to sustain strong start

On a cement wall next to the left field bleachers behind the third-base dugout at Recreation Park, gold plaques with rosters from Apple Valley Packers teams throughout the years are displayed. On some of those plaques, the team’s record from that year is shown. Those records show how good of a run the Packers had at various stages during the past few decades.

Wenatchee’s new basketball coach settling in to new role

WENATCHEE — After reaching the state tournament for the first time since 1998, Wenatchee High School chose not to renew the contract of its head boys basketball coach Ron Stone — creating an opening for a new face.
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Without a real track, Waterville excelled

You have to be impressed by the showing of the Waterville Shockers at the state 1B track and field championships. The boys placed fourth and the girls placed fifth. “Not bad for having to run on a track that has to be graded every few days and we have to pick rocks to keep from rolling ankles,” quipped coach Justin Grillo.

State tennis: Cashmere duo repeats as state champs

YAKIMA — Cashmere’s doubles team of Tasha Kowatsch and Sammi O’Bryan repeated as 1A/2B/1B state champions Saturday, beating Tiffanie Chai and Christian Chai of Forest Ridge 6-4, 2-6, 7-6 (1) in the finals at West Valley High School.