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Air Stagnation Advisory issued November 20 at 11:05AM PST until November 21 at 12:00PM PST by NWS

...STAGNANT CONDITIONS EXPECTED THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING... .LIGHT WINDS AND COLD STABLE AIR WILL PERSIST OVER EASTERN WASHINGTON AND NORTH IDAHO THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING. PLEASE CONSULT YOUR REGIONAL AIR QUALITY AGENCIES FOR BURN BANS THAT ARE IN EFFECT FOR YOUR AREA. ...AIR STAGNATION ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON PST

Tonight

Lo30° Mostly Cloudy

Friday

Hi35° Rain/Snow

Friday Night

Lo35° Rain/Snow

Saturday

Hi47° Partly Sunny

Saturday Night

Lo34° Partly Cloudy

Sunday

Hi45° Chance Rain

Sunday Night

Lo31° Slight Chc Rain

Monday

Hi41° Slight Chc Rain/Snow

Monday Night

Lo30° Chance Rain

Tuesday

Hi42° Slight Chc Rain

Nordic skiing questions deserve well-waxed answers

“I’ve been considering getting back into cross-country skiing, and I have questions,” wrote The Spokesman-Review’s Paul Turner as he focused his column this week on The Slice of life that teeters on skinny skis.

Realtors Association raises fire funds

NCW — The North Central Washington Association of Realtors raised more than $16,900 to help victims of the Carlton Complex Fires.

Many county roads now open to snowmobiles

CHELAN COUNTY — The snowmobile season on Chelan County roads opened Nov. 15 and extends through March 15, county officials announced Tuesday.
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Scaling Tomato Wall

From left to right, Lisa Hanson, Vern Nelson Jr., Adam Vognild and Nick Jackson climb up the Tomato Wall at Frenchman Coulee on Oct. 26.

Grant PUD to begin raising Wanapum reservoir

BEVERLY — The Grant County PUD expects to raise the reservoir behind its fractured Wanapum Dam by 17 feet starting Nov. 24, utility officials announced Tuesday, marking a milestone in a massive, ongoing repair effort.

Burn ban ending for some

NCW — Chelan and Douglas counties are among 12 counties where a ban on burning ended today at 10 a.m., as scheduled.

Elk season proves to be mixed bag for hunters

YAKIMA — Any elk hunter who spent the last week and weekend of October in the hills northwest of Yakima or northeast of Ellensburg already knows this: The season was, well, just OK.
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Misty morning

Ducks feed along the Columbia River on a chilly Wednesday morning.
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Veterans saluted during chilly parade

WENATCHEE — Freezing temperatures didn’t stop hundreds of people from lining Chelan Avenue and Mission Street Tuesday for Wenatchee’s annual Veterans Day Parade.
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WDFW works to highlight rec opportunities in the Okanogan

OLYMPIA — Recreational opportunities abound through the fall and winter in the Okanogan region, and leaders from Brewster, Bridgeport and Pateros are promoting them in partnership with the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife.

Hunting options abound this month in NCW

Waterfowl hunting action can really start to heat up in the Columbia Basin in November if temperatures drop and bring migrant ducks and geese from the north. Expect large numbers of mallards, wigeon, gadwalls, teal, scaup, redheads and canvasbacks. Early season migrant Canada geese (Lesser and Taverner’s) begin to scatter from their initial staging area at Stratford Lake to alfalfa or grain fields near Moses Lake and the Columbia River.