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Flash Flood Watch issued July 31 at 5:11PM PDT until August 01 at 11:00PM PDT by NWS

...FLASH FLOODING POSSIBLE ON RECENT BURN AREAS FRIDAY... .BRIEF DOWNPOURS FROM ISOLATED TO SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS COULD PRODUCE FLASH FLOODING ACROSS AREAS THAT HAVE EXPERIENCED RECENT WILDFIRES. DEBRIS FLOWS AND RAPID RUNOFF WOULD BE A SIGNIFICANT THREAT IN THIS CASE. ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY

Overnight

Lo71° Mostly Cloudy

Friday

Hi97° Slight Chc Thunderstorms

Friday Night

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Saturday

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Saturday Night

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Sunday

Hi97° Slight Chc Thunderstorms

Sunday Night

Lo73° Partly Cloudy

Monday

Hi99° Hot

Monday Night

Lo72° Partly Cloudy

Tuesday

Hi98° Hot

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.

AppleSox stumble after All-Star game

WENATCHEE — The Kelowna Falcons scored 12 runs in the first two innings on Tuesday en route to a 17-1 blowout victory over the Wenatchee AppleSox at Paul Thomas Sr. Baseball Stadium.
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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.
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ChelanMan: The show must go on

CHELAN — Lakeside Park hosted nearly 10,000 participants and spectators on Saturday for the ChelanMan multisport event. As staggering as that number may be, it didn’t quite hold up to prior years’ figures. A vast majority of that difference can be attributed to the threat of wildfires that loomed before the Chelan Valley over the last week, according to race director Julie Pittsinger.

Packers advance to state tourney

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

You might ask yourself what swimmers do when they have had a long hard weekend of racing. For one Velocity Swimming team member, it meant enjoying a day at Chelan Slides with her teammates on Monday, training on Tuesday morning and then heading off to a championship level swim meet Wednesday through Friday to compete against many of the Western United States’ top swimmers.
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Wenatchee native completes trans-continental bike route

The Great Divide Mountain Bike Route makes the few entrants who brave such an event climb more than 200,000 vertical feet by the time the trek concludes, equivalent to scaling Mount Everest seven times.

Fires necessitate temporary AppleSox radio broadcast change

The tragic fires in the Methow Valley have cut off power to much of that region. As a result, our flagship radio station KCSY (Sunny) FM is currently off the air. We hope for the continued safety of the residents in that area.
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ChelanMan to push on despite weather, smoke

CHELAN — Temperatures of more than 110 degrees and nearly hazardous levels of smoke would normally be enough to stop any prospective athletic event in its tracks.