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This Afternoon

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Memorial Day

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Monday Night

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Tuesday Night

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Wednesday Night

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Time to register for Warrior Challenge

WENATCHEE — If you're craving some sweaty, muddy, rope-swinging and get-down-on-your-knees-and-crawl fun, then you might want to register for — or just plan to watch — the CrosSport Warrior Challenge Saturday at Walla Walla Point Park.

Chelan brush fire kept to one acre

CHELAN — A brush fire burned about one acre near the intersection of Union Valley Road and Cagle Gulch Road Monday afternoon.

Petal power

A butterfly sits on a balsamroot plant in the hills west of Saddle Rock.

Eager for white water? Don’t wait

LEAVENWORTH — Low mountain snowpack will shorten the white-water rafting season this year, experts say. If you’re thinking about a trip on the Wenatchee River, peak flows this season may not be much better than they are right now.
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Stagecoach makes a splash at Winthrop’s 49ers

On Saturday, the Wells Fargo Stagecoach caught its share of ooohs and aaaahs from hundreds of people who gathered for Winthrop’s 70th 49er Days. Drawn by four draft horses, the stagecoach is one of 21 replicas of an original Wells Fargo stagecoach that has become a symbol of the American West.
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Funnel cloud marks path of seasonal storm

WATERVILLE PLATEAU -- A funnel cloud spotted over the plateau at about 3 p.m. today is part of an oncoming storm packing mild rain and possible lightning strikes, but no serious danger, forecasters say.

Room to grow

Sherry Anderson plants onions in her garden plot at the Eastmont Community Garden.

Dandelions in the park

Bailey Pauli, 5, Wenatchee, runs through Lincoln Park in Wenatchee Monday where dandelions, not spring's first, are thriving in a sunny nook of ballfield grass.

Ridge to River alive and well — in Norway

WENATCHEE — Wenatchee's original Ridge to River Relay may be long past, but a copy of the race that included downhill and Nordic skiing, biking, running and paddling is still going strong in of all places, Norway.

Alpine Lakes dam offered as part of longterm water solution

LEAVENWORTH – A preliminary proposal to rebuild one dam and make changes at six other lakes used for water storage in the Alpine Lakes Wilderness west of Leavenworth has one environmental group pushing for an alternative.