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Hydrologic Outlook issued January 16 at 12:00AM PST until January 18 at 10:00AM PST by NWS

...Rain and snowmelt may cause localized flooding issues this week... A change in the weather pattern this week will bring above freezing temperatures to much of the region and the potential for significant rainfall to far eastern Washington and the Idaho Panhandle. With widespread low elevation snow across the Inland


Lo9° Isolated Flurries and Patchy Freezing Fog

M.L.King Day

Hi19° Slight Chance Wintry Mix and Patchy Freezing Fog

Monday Night

Lo16° Chance Wintry Mix


Hi29° Wintry Mix Likely

Tuesday Night

Lo26° Rain


Hi36° Rain

Wednesday Night

Lo29° Rain Likely then Slight Chance Rain


Hi36° Cloudy

Thursday Night

Lo27° Slight Chance Rain/Snow


Hi34° Rain Likely


Frank Cone | Just keep rowin’

Photographer Frank Cone captured this image last month of a solitary rower on the Columbia River. (Frank Cone photo)

The Apple Leaf | Commentary: The absolute truth of feminism

Feminism. Just the word brings about an air of tension to the room it’s uttered in. From dank memes about it on Instagram, to it being the reason your mom hates Donald Trump, feminism is a prevalent topic in our society. However, what you think you may know about feminism is most likely based upon layers and layers of stereotypes orchestrated by eccentric figures and stories featured on social media. I’m writing here today, to help unravel the enigma of feminism. 

World Photos | The Best of 2016

Wenatchee World photo editor Don Seabrook and photographer Mike Bonnicksen cover a lot of territory to snap award-winning images for the newspaper. They do outstanding work on a regular basis.

First-year robotics team advances to state contest

The Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center’s Holographic Cats FIRST Robotics Team came home Saturday, with hardware and the chance to compete again. The team of first-year competitors won a “Strategy and Innovation” award for their coding and earned enough points to compete in the Eastern Washington State Championship on Jan. 21 in Spokane.

It’s a wonderful trip

Some stories stick with us. Greg Asimakoupoulos, the chaplain at Covenant Shores retirement community in Mercer Island, has taken one in particular to heart: Frank Capra’s 1946 film “It’s a Wonderful Life.”

Have you seen this trailer in the Lake Chelan area?

This past fall the Lake Chelan Rotary Club purchased and put into service a Community Service Team trailer under the leadership of Dr. Ty Witt, the chairman of the project. You might have seen the trailer at various projects being conducted on a Saturday somewhere in the Lake Chelan area.

Ten seconds to Price is Right glory

My daughter Malia won tickets from KW3 radio station to go to The Price is Right show Sunday at the Town Toyota Center. I wanted a chance to be a contestant so we both went and stood in line for more than two hours in 36 degree weather! Brrr ... 

Quincy students make trip to visit medical school

Ask the Upward Bound program members at Quincy High School about their trip to Washington State University’s med school and they will probably act like it’s none of your beeswax.

Trailblazing, one year on

In May 2015, I received the outstanding news that I had passed the very first ever (anywhere!) licensing exam to become a Limited License Legal Technician. I was in the first class and am the second ever “Triple LT,” a groundbreaking new limited license to practice law in family law matters involving divorce, custody, and support.