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This Afternoon

Hi79° Scattered Showers

Tonight

Lo62° Chance Thunderstorms

Wednesday

Hi75° Heavy Rain

Wednesday Night

Lo59° Heavy Rain

Thursday

Hi77° Mostly Sunny

Thursday Night

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Friday

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Friday Night

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Saturday

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Saturday Night

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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.

Capitals finish season with loss

SPOKANE — Wenatchee United FC lost to the Spokane Shadow 3-0 on Sunday to finish its inaugural season 5-9.
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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.

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.

Outdoor rec action starting to accelerate

• It’s always interesting when you see a stark example of how things change over time. It’s obviously true in the sports and recreation world as I once again discovered this past weekend.