The Wenatchee World



The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

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Lo69° Mostly Clear


Hi99° Hot

Tuesday Night

Lo72° Mostly Clear


Hi101° Hot

Wednesday Night

Lo73° Clear


Hi102° Hot

Thursday Night

Lo73° Partly Cloudy


Hi97° Hot

Friday Night

Lo70° Partly Cloudy


Hi93° Mostly Sunny

Owner sought in dog-bite incident on trail

WENATCHEE — Wenatchee Valley Animal Control officers are asking the public to help them find the owner of a dog that bit a man Monday near the Jacobson Preserve trailhead off Skyline Drive.

Thunderstorms on their way out, warmer weather coming in

Thunderstorms will continue to pass through the region today, but the chance of showers is expected to decrease tonight with mostly sunny skies and unseasonably warm temperatures forecast for Thursday. High temperatures in Wenatchee could reach the low 90s Friday through Sunday, according to the National Weather Service. Thursday's high could reach 88. Lows will stay in the low to mid 60s through the week.

View from above

Flight over the Methow offers an aerial view of fires, floods and salmon projects

The one that didn’t get away

Wenatchee Valley College student Yuridy Rodriguez laughs as Austin Trombini struggles to get a fish off the hook Thursday. The two were among many that attended the annual Fountain Fishing Derby at the WVC fountain. The event was combined with International Day.

Forest Service meeting scheduled in Okanogan

OKANOGAN — The Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest will host a listening session to talk about revising its forest plan, and listen to ideas on the process from the public.

Rocky Reach Trail to open in July

EAST WENATCHEE — The trail is paved but there's still landscaping and other work to be completed before the new Rocky Reach Trail opens to the public.

Water birders

Birders loaded into rafts and floated down the Icicle and Wenatchee Rivers near Leavenworth on Friday during an afternoon trip arranged during the Leavenworth Spring Bird Fest. The popular floats were run by Osprey Rafting. The annual festival ended Sunday.

Pateros, Brewster mayors opt not to run

OKANOGAN – In the past year, the cities of Brewster and Pateros appointed new mayors. But neither of them filed to keep the office last week.

Statewide drought declared

OLYMPIA — Gov. Jay Inslee declared a statewide drought emergency on Friday, forecasting $1.2 billion in crop losses, a difficult wildfire season and possible water shortages for small communities.

Despite rebuff on Stehekin road, Parlette vows to push on

OLYMPIA – The National Park Service – in a letter to state Sen. Linda Evans Parlette – says it won’t be repairing, moving or reopening the upper Stehekin Valley Road, despite last year’s approval to do so by the U.S. Congress.