The Wenatchee World



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Warmer winter weather can cause dangerous fishing conditions

Anglers need to be aware of and prepared for the potentially dangerous conditions of fishing waterways due to winter weather that has been warmer than usual winter so far. “Shelf ice” along the shorelines of rivers and streams can be hazardous and lake fishing on and through ice is only safe after extended day and night time below freezing temperatures.

Sports tourism spending tops $7.5 million in 2014

WENATCHEE — New events and growth in existing ones led to a record year for sports tourism spending in the Wenatchee Valley in 2014. Tourism economic impact for tournaments and events totaled $7,575,240, up 3 percent over 2013, according to Wenatchee Valley Sports estimates.

19th annual Bridgeport Christmas bird count

Sat., Dec. 20th we held the 19th annual Bridgeport CBC. This year the weather was terrible: snow or rain ALL day, plus some fog. Twelve very dedicated birders stuck it out and we had a total of 82 species, close to our lowest ever. We missed two species that had been seen every year, ring-necked pheasant and downy woodpecker. BUT, we got one new species, snowy owl!!!

Fire win in final seconds

WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee Fire built an early lead, then withstood a late rally for a 9-8 win over the Arlington Aviators on Saturday at the Wenatchee Sportsplex.

Leavenworth Nordic Team off to a good start

In their first race of the season, skiers from the Leavenworth Nordic Team braved a 14-hour drive and 7,000 feet in elevation to offer strong competition to California’s best young cross-country skiers at the Auburn Ski Club outside Tahoe, Calif., on Dec. 27-28.

Prep Saturday: Eastmont boys lose to Australian squad

EAST WENATCHEE — In a non-league matchup against a touring Australian team from Newington College on Saturday, the Eastmont boys basketball team struggled to produce on offense, and lost 55-45.