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The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

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This Afternoon

Hi38° Snow Likely


Lo31° Snow and Patchy Fog


Hi35° Snow

Sunday Night

Lo27° Mostly Cloudy


Hi31° Mostly Cloudy

Monday Night

Lo20° Mostly Cloudy


Hi28° Partly Sunny

Tuesday Night

Lo17° Patchy Freezing Fog


Hi27° Patchy Freezing Fog

Wednesday Night

Lo18° Mostly Cloudy

Wild start fast, cruise to 6-2 win over Spruce Kings

WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee Wild came out of the locker room fast and never looked back Friday. Dakota Raabe gave the Wild the lead just 14 seconds into the game, Jasper Weatherby doubled it less than two minutes later and Wenatchee maintained its multiple-goal advantage for the remainder of the evening as the Wild beat the Prince George Spruce Kings 6-2 at the Town Toyota Center. It was Wenatchee’s sixth conseuctive win.

Prep Friday: Cascade wrestling team starts CTL dual slate strong

OMAK — The Caribou Trail League finally kicked off its league dual meet schedule Friday evening at Omak High School as Cascade defeated Cashmere 50-24 and the host Pioneers 48-26 in a dual doubleheader. Okanogan split its matches, defeating crosstown rival Omak 39-33 before falling to Cashmere 45-27.

Prep Thursday: Brewster girls hoops team solidifies top spot in CW2BL

WINTHROP — In a battle between two of the top four girls basketball teams in the Central Washington 2B League, Brewster put forth a solid defensive effort to beat host Liberty Bell 46-33 on Thursday night. With the win, the Bears pulled ahead of inactive Tonasket atop the CW2BL standings, with Lake Roosevelt and Liberty Bell lurking behind.

Youth Sports Fair starts Saturday morning

Families and individuals in the Wenatchee Valley interested in connecting with local youth sports organizations will once again have that opportunity Saturday, Jan. 21. The Wenatchee Valley Youth Sports and Activities Fair will take place in the lower level of the Wenatchee Convention Center from 10a.m.-2p.m. 

Westbrook not named All-Star starter

NEW YORK — The big story out of the All-Star Game starters' announcement is this: Russell Westbrook isn't one of the five starters on the Western Conference team.

Djokovic’s record title bid ends in second round

MELBOURNE, Australia — Novak Djokovic's bid for a record seventh Australian Open title came to a stunning end on Thursday when the Serbian packed his bags and headed home in the wake of a second-round upset at the hands of world number 117 Denis Istomin.

Snow returns to the ski hills after ice storms

NCW — The total snowfall this season is 207 inches at Mount Baker Ski Area; 162 inches at the Summit at Snoqualmie; 216 inches at Stevens Pass Resort; 182 inches at Crystal Mountain Resort; and 217 to 250 inches at the White Pass Ski Area.

Raiders file for relocation

OAKLAND, Calif. — The NFL's Oakland Raiders filed paperwork with the league on Thursday to move to Las Vegas following months of negotiations to build a new stadium in Nevada, officials said.

Trumbo re-signs with Orioles

BALTIMORE — The Baltimore Orioles and slugger Mark Trumbo have reached a three-year deal worth $37.5 million, a source confirmed.

Sounders announce preseason schedule

SEATTLE — The Sounders have released their full 2017 MLS preseason schedule, which opens next Tuesday at Starfire Sports at Tukwila and is headlined by road trips to Tucson, Ariz., and Charleston, S.C.

WR Silvels commits to WSU Cougars football team

PULLMAN — Last year, Washington State lured Patrick Henry High (San Diego, Calif.) receiver Dezmon Patmon to Pullman. This year, Patmon’s teammate, Dominick Silvels, has decided to follow suit.

UW quarterback Browning undergoes shoulder surgery

SEATTLE — Washington quarterback Jake Browning has had surgery on his throwing shoulder, nearly two months after injuring his right arm during a November game, multiple sources told The Seattle Times.