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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

Wanapum drilling to continue through winter

BEVERLY — The painstaking job of anchoring the fractured Wanapum Dam spillway to bedrock will continue through winter, still with no firm indication of when its reservoir level could be raised.

Parks, parking free on Veterans Day

NCW — Washington State Parks and the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest will be open for free day use for people who do not have a pass on Nov. 11, for Veterans Day.

Bird hunting ban: necessary

North Central Washington has a long and enduring culture of hunting. Not everyone hunts but it is part of the fabric of who we were and who we are. For many, it is an activity that has been a shared family experience for generations.
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Wading pool

A great blue heron wades in a pond near the intersection of Mill Road and Sunset Highway in Cashmere on Tuesday morning.

Bicyclist injured in accident

EAST WENATCHEE — A 70-year-old East Wenatchee man was injured in a bicycle accident about 11:15 a.m. Sunday.
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Creative diving

LAKE CHELAN — There’s a trick to carving a pumpkin under water.

Editorial: At Chelan, they listen

The people of Chelan, both civic and commercial interests, genuinely and fervently wanted Lake Chelan to stay a foot higher in September. The higher lake would enhance the appeal of their greatest asset at a most beautiful time of the year. The Chelan County PUD, which lowers the lake in the fall to capture runoff and manage its Lake Chelan hydroelectric project, was asked to accommodate this request.

Editorial: In the Methow, collaboration wins

They worked together, collaborated, compromised, sought a solution rather than pick a fight. That produced results, when two decades as stubborn adversaries brought nothing.

Editorial: Ruckelshaus Center provides tools for solutions

You probably have never heard of the William D. Ruckelshaus Center. No matter. It doesn’t seek a high profile. But it represents an approach to solving problems and conflicts that you should know better. It provides the means for adversaries to come together, to find the resources that can point to possible solutions and to compromise. It endeavors to do this for both small conflicts and huge longstanding, seemingly neverending public battles.

Free snowmobile safety course offered to youths

OLYMPIA — The Chelan County Sheriff’s Office, in cooperation with the Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission and the Spokane Winter Knights Snowmobile Club, is offering a free snowmobile safety certification class for youth in November.

Registration open for MRST programs

WENATCHEE — Snow is flying at Mission Ridge, and the Mission Ridge Ski Team is incredibly excited to announce that registration is now open for their all-mountain Ski Stars Program and their Youth Ski League Program.