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Heat wave continues

As the hottest June on record turns into an equally scorching July, people of all ages are looking for a way to cool off. Many have flocked to the bridge on Sleepy Hollow Road for a little bridge-jumping fun. Jumping off the bridge is illegal, unsafe and subject to fines, said Chelan County Public Works spokeswoman Lauren Loebsack.

Farrar finishes in 163rd place in Tour’s third stage

HUY, Belgium — In his inaugural season with MTN-Qhubeka, Tyler Farrar’s traditional sprinting role has shifted to lead-out man for the South-African squad. Marred by a crash that left one rider with a fractured cervical vertebrae, the Tour’s third stage from Anvers to Huy, Belgium was won in a time of three hours, 26 minutes, 54 seconds by Joaquim Rodriguez. Farrar was 1:09 behind the leader. MTN-Qhubeka teammate Louis Meintjes finished in 22nd place.

Army considers helicopter training in NCW

WENATCHEE — The U.S. Army wants to use a large area from southwest of Wenatchee to the Canadian border to train Black Hawk, Apache and Chinook helicopter pilots in high elevations.

Thousands have a blast on a hot Fourth

WENATCHEE — Despite sweltering heat, thousands of revelers enjoyed the return of Wenatchee's Independence Day celebration Saturday in Walla Walla Point Park. Food, live music, kids activities and, of course, a huge fireworks show highlighted the seven-hour event.

NCW fire wrap-up

Here's an update on fires burning Monday in North Central Washington:

Wilf Woods | Touring the dam and Dry Falls

Hot weather has not slowed down the flood of visitors to Grand Coulee Dam and Dry Falls. We returned there this past week to see the country's biggest power producer.
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July 4th bash is back

Organizers say it's a 'celebration of community' after fire rips through city

The Entiat troll can stay

ENTIAT – The troll that “took up residence” last month under the Highway 97A bridge in Entiat can stay on its rocky perch.

Fire teams start to head home

WENATCHEE — Fire teams on the Sleepy Hollow Fire switched from attack to mop-up and recovery mode Wednesday, and some started to head home or to other fires.

Mayors: Wenatchee Valley now a no-fireworks zone

WENATCHEE — Mayor Frank Kuntz signed an emergency declaration Wednesday morning that prohibits the discharge of fireworks within Wenatchee's city limits through the Fourth of July holiday.