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Ice Storm Warning issued January 17 at 5:40AM PST until January 18 at 4:00PM PST by NWS

...LIGHT ICING POSSIBLE TODAY. HEAVY ICE AND SNOW ACCUMULATIONS EXPECTED TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY... .SEVERAL ROUNDS OF MOISTURE WILL OVERRUN THE VERY COLD AIR MASS CURRENTLY IN PLACE. THE FIRST ROUND ARRIVES THIS MORNING NEAR THE CASCADES AND SPREADS EAST LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. THIS WILL BE LIGHT BUT ALSO IN THE FORM OF SLEET...FREEZING RAIN...AND SNOW.

Today

Hi21° Wintry Mix Likely

Tonight

Lo20° Freezing Rain

Wednesday

Hi32° Rain/Freezing Rain

Wednesday Night

Lo29° Wintry Mix Likely then Slight Chance Snow

Thursday

Hi36° Cloudy

Thursday Night

Lo27° Slight Chance Rain/Snow

Friday

Hi34° Rain

Friday Night

Lo26° Rain/Snow

Saturday

Hi35° Chance Rain

Saturday Night

Lo24° Slight Chance Rain/Snow

College life

News of college students throughout North Central Washington

Weather causes school closures and delays Monday

(Updated at 7 a.m. Monday) Several school districts around North Central Washington are closed or running late this Monday, Jan. 9, due to winter weather and icy roads. (Wenatchee School District is operating as usual with a regular Late Start Monday schedule.) We will update this list throughout the morning.
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Making in the Makerspace

The North Central Regional Library held a Mobile Makerspace at the Wenatchee Public Library on Thursday. 
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Art for the library

Rebecca Weythman, an art and welding student at Wenatchee Valley College, works on a project on one of the book carts in the college library. She painted the cart and is decoupaging photos to it depicting scenes from "Star Trek." It’s her fourth art cart project for the college. According to librarian Betsey Stahler, they started the project to make the library more inviting and fun by adding art and plants. “I want people to know the library isn’t a place where people get shushed all the time,” said Stahler. 
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Performing for NCW Basketball Showcase

Waterville High School cheerleader Haylee Newcomb falls into the arms of other cheerleaders while warming up at Town Toyota Center for the NCW Basketball Showcase on Dec. 21. After a one-year absence, the event is back at the TTC and runs through Friday Dec. 23. For a $5 daily admission you can see up to seven basketball games. For more information on who’s playing and game times see towntoyotacenter.com.

WHS Mariachi program wins award

WENATCHEE — Wenatchee High School and its Mariachi music program is a winner in the 2017 Music in our Schools Tour.
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Black belt at 85 is role model for others

WENATCHEE — Lou Barrier began studying karate in 1988. After a long pause, he got back to work on the discipline eight years ago at the Valley Martial Arts school of Soo Bahk Do self defense in Wenatchee.

Deputies: Man threatened armed violence at Bridgeport school

BRIDGEPORT — A man arrested Tuesday for allegedly bringing a handgun to the Bridgeport High School parking lot had recently threatened via text message to enter the building and kill a student, Douglas County sheriff's deputies said.
Apple Blossom candidates

Apple Blossom Royalty candidates named

WENATCHEE — With the official start of winter just a few days away, it's not too soon to start thinking about spring and the 2017 Washington State Apple Blossom Festival.
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District proposes bond to pay for WHS renovation

WENATCHEE — Shoebox-size classrooms, no windows, failing infrastructure and outdated technology and safety systems. Oh yeah, and then there's overcrowding. How do you adequately teach 2,000 kids in a structure built for 1,600?
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Bob-bing” traffic

Naomi Valle, 10, a crossing guard at Lewis and Clark Elementary School, carries "Bob," a safety crossing sign, back to storage after her shift at the end of school last week.

WHS teachers vote to adopt new block schedule

WENATCHEE — Wenatchee High School will move to a modified four-period class schedule next fall after a majority of the school's teachers approved the move in a vote last week.
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Whoville mannequins

Danette Betancourt, left, and Sienna Amezcua, both sixth-graders at Pioneer Middle School and dressed as “whos” practice for a “mannequin challenge” being filmed at that school in a Whoville-themed hallway. The sixth-grade class won the school’s annual December door decorating contest and stepped it up a notch by decorating the hallway also.