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Heat Advisory issued July 01 at 9:57PM PDT until July 03 at 9:00PM PDT by NWS

...HOT TEMPERATURES TO IMPACT THE INLAND NORTHWEST... TRIPLE DIGIT TEMPERATURES AROUND 103 DEGREES OR ABOVE WILL BE IN PLACE THROUGH FRIDAY. HOTTEST TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED ALONG THE SNAKE AND CLEARWATER RIVER VALLEYS...CENTRAL BASIN...AND IN LOWER ELEVATIONS ACROSS THE OKANOGAN VALLEY AND WENATCHEE AREA. ...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THURSDAY TO 9 PM PDT

Overnight

Lo73° Clear

Thursday

Hi103° Hot

Thursday Night

Lo73° Clear

Friday

Hi103° Hot

Friday Night

Lo71° Breezy

Independence Day

Hi102° Hot

Saturday Night

Lo70° Clear

Sunday

Hi99° Hot

Sunday Night

Lo73° Mostly Clear

Monday

Hi95° Sunny

Fire season arrives with a bang

NOTE: This story originally included an incorrect number of acres for the fire near Coulee City on Friday. The number has been corrected in this version.

Wee quake shakes Entiat zone

ENTIAT — A magnitude 2.8 earthquake rumbled lightly late Sunday but was too small to damage structures.

Mansfield man found dead at Banks Lake

GRAND COULEE — The body of a Mansfield man was recovered Thursday afternoon in the water along the Banks Lake shore, near Barker Canyon in northern Grant County.
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Soap Lake explores selling healing water

SOAP LAKE — You can stay at an inn and take a bath in Soap Lake water. And at one time, you could get it piped into your home, or fill up a jug of it at the town’s watering hole.
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So, what kind of squirrel is that, anyway?

WENATCHEE — Nobody quite knows when, or how, or even why. But two species of non-native squirrels that five years ago had infiltrated parts of East Wenatchee have made their way to Wenatchee.

Early campfire restrictions start Friday

NCW — Beginning Friday, campfires will not be allowed in most areas outside of fire rings in designated campgrounds on the Entiat, Chelan and part of the Wenatchee River Ranger District.

Body of missing hiker identified

LEAVENWORTH — Search teams on Thursday recovered the body of a Leavenworth woman who may have slipped and drowned while out for a walk with her dog along Icicle Creek.
Cinder the bear released

Rescue to release: Cinder’s story told in KING 5 video

KING 5 television in Seattle has put together one of the best videos to chronicle the recovery of Cinder, the Methow Valley bear severely burned in last summer's Carlton Complex Fire. Reporter Alison Morrow and a film crew were in the Wenatchee Valley Tuesday and Wednesday to record preparations and the release of the 2-1/2 year old black bear after 10 months of rehab. 

PUD to fund free-parking permit for three local state parks

WENATCHEE — Parking at Daroga, Lincoln Rock and Wenatchee Confluence state parks would be free through December 2016 for any Chelan County resident or Chelan County PUD residential electric ratepayer who participates in a parking pass pilot project.

Searchers recover body from Icicle Creek

LEAVENWORTH — A body believed to be that of a female hiker missing since Wednesday was recovered from the Icicle Creek just before 6 p.m. Thursday.
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Fountain fun: Rinse, repeat

Irene Bolshakova carries her son Artyom, 7, into one of the water fountains at Rotary Park in Wenatchee.

Group blames Carlton flood on DNR logging

CARLTON — An environmental group says salvage logging by the state Department of Natural Resources after last summer’s Carlton Complex Fire is to blame for flooding and erosion near Carlton last Thursday.