The Wenatchee World



The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

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Lo66° Mostly Clear


Hi88° Mostly Sunny

Saturday Night

Lo64° Mostly Clear


Hi84° Sunny

Sunday Night

Lo58° Mostly Clear and Breezy then Mostly Clear

Independence Day

Hi81° Sunny and Breezy

Monday Night

Lo57° Mostly Clear


Hi80° Sunny

Tuesday Night

Lo57° Mostly Clear


Hi80° Mostly Sunny


Chasing chain

Jerry Muscat throws a disc on the second hole of the Leavenworth Disc Golf Club's custom course near the Leavenworth Fish Hatchery on Monday, June 27. The group has met nearly every Monday for the past couple years to practice their frisbee skills on the tree-lined course.

Sheriff’s office rescuing four lost hikers

LEAVENWORTH — Four hikers spent a cold, wet night lost on the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest west of Edward Peak Thursday night, but were located uninjured this morning by the Chelan County Sheriff’s Office and are on their way to safety.

Getting Out

NCW outdoor events through June 30

Meetings this week on motorized travel in National Forests

WENATCHEE — The Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest will hold meetings in Cashmere and Okanogan this week to present more information and take comment about its newly released Environmental Assessment for Motorized Travel Management.

Canada geese corralled for annual banding

WENATCHEE — More than 100 Canada geese live year round and raise broods of babies in Walla Walla Point Park. Most of them had their butts examined Friday, in the name of science.

PUD: Watch out for toxic algae blooms

WENATCHEE — Warmer weather, bright sun and lower water levels can cause “blooms” of toxic algae on area lakes and rivers that can be harmful to humans and kill pets.

Tribal fishing on Icicle Creek

LEAVENWORTH — Tribal fishing is underway in the Icicle Creek near the Leavenworth National Fish Hatchery.

Cool weather ties record low

WENATCHEE — Keep your jacket handy: The cool weather is likely to hang around several more days.

A rapid descent

Ben Kinsella, Monroe, navigates a whitewater rapid on the Wenatchee River above Leavenworth on Saturday.