The Wenatchee World



The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

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Lo31° Rain/Snow and Patchy Fog


Hi35° Snow

Sunday Night

Lo27° Mostly Cloudy


Hi31° Mostly Cloudy

Monday Night

Lo20° Mostly Cloudy


Hi28° Partly Sunny

Tuesday Night

Lo17° Patchy Freezing Fog


Hi27° Patchy Freezing Fog

Wednesday Night

Lo18° Mostly Cloudy


Hi27° Patchy Freezing Fog

Solid salmon returns expected

Salmon anglers are getting an early glimpse of what spring salmon fisheries could look like in the Lower Columbia tributaries, and it’s fairly good in a couple of spots and pitiful in others.

Cold turns to snow this weekend

WENATCHEE — Warmer temperatures and a series of snow storms starting this weekend will replace the frigid cold of the past week.
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Partnership’s Stemilt Basin lands finally secure — with catch

WENATCHEE — Two hotly contested sections of Stemilt Basin land covering 1,275 acres will finally be set aside for habitat conservation and recreation, but not without one, apparently last-minute catch that’s rankling the group that has lobbied since 2007 for the land’s protection.

Out of a pickle

Members of the Wenatchee Valley Pickleball Club play a game Friday afternoon at Eastmont Community Park.

Feds begin process to stop Methow Valley mining

MAZAMA — In a move that drew praise from local businesses, residents and politicians, the U.S. Bureau of Land Management on Friday segregated 340,079 acres in the Methow Valley from rules that oversee mining on federal lands.

Cashmere boy shot in hunting incident

ROCK ISLAND — A 14-year-old hunter was accidentally shot in his right calf Thursday when the trigger of a 12-gauge shotgun snagged on a branch.

Skiing at Echo Valley

Skiing, snowboarding and tubing operations are open at Echo Valley Ski Area, about 10 miles north of Chelan. As of early this week, the facility hadn't operated its Poma lift because of lack of snow. For updates on the facility and its annual New Year's Eve Family Celebration, go to 
Blewett and Stevens passes | WSDOT webcams 11:15 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 27

Winter storm warning for Cascades

WENATCHEE — The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for the North Cascades through Wednesday morning due to heavy snow that could make travel over mountain passes slow and dangerous.

Burn ban ends in Okanogan County

OKANOGAN — A burn ban for Okanogan County ended at noon Tuesday after a winter weather system the previous night flushed out stagnate air.