The Wenatchee World



The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

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Hi82° Sunny


Lo57° Mostly Clear


Hi86° Sunny

Saturday Night

Lo56° Mostly Clear


Hi75° Sunny then Sunny and Breezy

Sunday Night

Lo48° Mostly Clear and Breezy then Partly Cloudy


Hi73° Mostly Sunny

Monday Night

Lo48° Mostly Clear


Hi75° Sunny

Tuesday Night

Lo49° Mostly Clear

Getting Out

NCW outdoor events scheduled through April 1

Salmon festival recognized

LEAVENWORTH — The Friends of Northwest Hatcheries and the Leavenworth Fisheries Complex received an award for bringing the Wenatchee River Salmon Festival to the region for 25 years.

Arson arrest made in Sleepy Hollow Fire

WENATCHEE — A 37-year-old East Wenatchee man was arrested Wednesday in connection with the Sleepy Hollow fire that destroyed 30 homes and damaged or destroyed four commercial buildings June 28. 

Two arrested after off-roaders report threats

EAST WENATCHEE — Two East Wenatchee residents were arrested Sunday night after four people reported that they had been stopped at gunpoint on Blue Grade Road, near the east side of the Odabashian Bridge.

Cinder resting in hibernation

NCW — Officials say a young black bear who gave hope to residents who lost so much in the Carlton Complex Fire in 2014 is still in hibernation.

Now THAT was a real winter

NCW — It’s been a good winter for snow. But not a great winter. In fact, from Bill Burgess’ vantage point, it’s been pretty substandard.

Forest Service advisory committee to meet

WENATCHEE — An advisory committee for the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest will meet next week to hear updates on planning for the forest.
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Unstable slope threatens homes near Wenatchee Heights

WENATCHEE — People living in about 17 residences in the Wenatchee Heights area are being advised to leave their homes to avoid a possible "massive mudslide that could occur with little or no warning."

Getting Out

NCW outdoor events through March 24

Forest Service agrees to ATV settlement

SEATTLE — The Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest has agreed not to open any new routes to street-legal ATVs until first complying with federal regulations that environmental groups say were ignored when it opened six roads last fall.