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Hydrologic Outlook issued February 11 at 6:14PM PST until February 13 at 10:00AM PST by NWS

...WARM, RAINY, AND WINDY CONDITIONS WILL LEAD TO STREAM RISES... A MORE UNSETTLED WEATHER PATTERN ARRIVES THIS WEEKEND BRINGING RAINS AND WARM TEMPERATURES. MELTING MID AND LOW ELEVATION SNOW, IN COMBINATION WITH THE RAINS, WILL LEAD TO RISES ON MANY OF THE AREA`S STREAMS. MONDAY AND TUESDAY ARE FORECAST TO BRING EVEN WARMER TEMPERATURES ALONG WITH WARM WINDS WHICH WILL INCREASE THE

Overnight

Lo34° Chance Showers and Areas Fog

Friday

Hi44° Chance Showers and Areas Fog

Friday Night

Lo33° Slight Chance Showers and Patchy Fog

Saturday

Hi46° Partly Sunny then Chance Showers

Saturday Night

Lo34° Chance Showers

Sunday

Hi47° Slight Chance Rain

Sunday Night

Lo41° Slight Chance Rain

Washington's Birthday

Hi58° Partly Sunny

Monday Night

Lo43° Slight Chance Rain

Tuesday

Hi54° Mostly Cloudy

Okanogan burn ban extended

OKANOGAN — A Stage 1 burn ban in effect in Okanogan County since Tuesday will continue until at least 10 a.m. Sunday.
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Everybody Out | Rise of the ‘mids’

In the outdoor world where needed equipment is usually strapped to your back, less is often more. Less weight translates into more distance traveled, more fun had. In some cases, less even functions better than more. Such is the case with floorless tents that rise from a wide base to a narrow apex and are generally referred to as pyramids, megamids or "mids."
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Going for a sleigh ride

George Ulin of Icicle Outfitters and Guides checks on the horses before taking customers on a sleigh ride near the Leavenworth National Fish Hatchery on Saturday. Rides are available every day from 10 a.m. till 4 p.m.
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Citation issued over killing of rare hawk owl

BREWSTER — Colville tribal authorities have issued a $5,000 citation to a tribal member they believe killed a rare Northern hawk owl on tribal land near Brewster last month.

Red Cross seeks Hometown Hero nominations

WENATCHEE — The American Red Cross is seeking nominations from North Central Washington residents for “Hometown Heroes” who have shown courage, bravery, strength or other exceptional qualities that deserve recognition.

State agencies review Naneum Ridge rec plan

ELLENSBURG — Two state agencies will host a meeting in Ellensburg on Thursday to discuss implementing the Naneum Ridge to Columbia River Recreation and Access Plan.

Wilf Woods | Eclipse: It’s a date!

If you plan "way ahead," you'd prepare for the August 21, 2017, total eclipse of the sun, that will cross the continent from Oregon to South Carolina.

Wildfire bills flood the Legislature

OLYMPIA — After two years of record-breaking wildland fire seasons, lawmakers have introduced a flood of bills related to improving wildfire prevention, response and recovery.
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Everybody Out | Skiing and snowshoeing the Wenatchee Crest

Want a taste of what the scenery along the Hog Loppet route is like without actually cross-country skiing or snowshoeing that 19-mile route? Then ski or snowshoe the Wenatchee Crest west of Blewett Pass along Spur Road 800 of Forest Road 7324. This high, snowed-over road follows a ridge system forming the Chelan-Kittitas county border.

February is time for counting birds

NCW — Dust off those binoculars and focus them toward the skies: February is the month of the Great Backyard Bird Count. This year the bird count will be held Feb. 12-15.

Common Ground | Big Methow mine a terrible idea

I was visiting the Mazama area this week and it occurred to me how the local economy and unique community character would be forever degraded if an industrial-scale copper mine is allowed on Flagg Mountain.

Support widespread for Parlette’s wildfire bills

OLYMPIA — Two bills sponsored by Sen. Linda Evans Parlette designed to boost the ability of agencies to conduct prescribed burns were met with mixed reaction Wednesday from the two state agencies that would be most impacted.
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After the fires — seeding the hills

WENATCHEE — The U.S. Bureau of Land Management has been spreading native grass seed over several areas that burned in North Central Washington wildfires last summer.
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Vision for mill site includes park, art, wine, manufacturing

PESHASTIN — When Bill and Jennifer Goebel look out over the long-vacant Peshastin lumber mill site they see a thriving park with sports fields, light manufacturing, vineyards and wineries, ag technology firms and possibly some artist cottages with studios.