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Air quality in Wenatchee got even worse this afternoon

The air quality reading in Wenatchee deteriorated rapidly between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. today, pushing the city's air quality from unhealthy at 11 a.m. to very unhealthy at noon, then to the hazardous 1 p.m. Department of Ecology readings at the 5th Street monitoring station had Wenatchee at 345...
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NCWLIFE Evening News October 5th, 2022

A few of the news stories we’re following for you tonight, A suspect from Federal Way is accused of driving 150 miles to steal a trailer from Wenatchee, loaded with valuable goods. The Chelan-Douglas Land Trust is suing the operator of an excavation in Number One Canyon outside Wenatchee and the intersection of 9th Street and Valley Mall Parkway in East Wenatchee will be closed overnight the next two nights as work continues on traffic light installment and sidewalk improvement.
WENATCHEE, WA
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East Wenatchee intersection will be closed next two nights

The intersection of 9th Street and Valley Mall Parkway in East Wenatchee will be closed overnight the next two nights as work continues on a traffic light installment and sidewalk improvement project. The City of East Wenatchee said the closures will be from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. tonight and...
EAST WENATCHEE, WA
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No. 1 Canyon Property Owner Denies Wrongdoing In Lawsuit

New court filings show a property owner claims he did nothing wrong or illegal in his earth moving operation in No. 1 Canyon west of Wenatchee,. Chelan County is suing Tyler Chambers, claiming he disobeyed a stop-work order in May, and also failed to obtain a document called a critical areas report.
CHELAN COUNTY, WA
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Is this August or October!

High pressure will continue to deliver plenty of sunshine and daytime highs that will remain well above average for October, topping out in the mid to upper 70’s and 80’s through the weekend. The biggest concern is smoke and haze. Very little wind and warm, dry weather conditions...
WENATCHEE, WA
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Homecoming Football Game

Eastmont Wildcats football faced the Sunnyside Grizzlies in the homecoming game on Friday, September 30th. Prior to the game, Andrew Suan had thoughts about playing that night. Suan said, “I think we will do well, but it will be a tough game.”. Oh boy he was right, the Grizzlies...
SUNNYSIDE, WA
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Buttigieg wades into Northwest salmon transportation

U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg is visiting Washington Thursday to promote a traffic improvement project in Wenatchee and a salmon corridor outside Issaquah. He will announce that the first $196 million of a $1 billion fund to replace fish-blocking road culverts is now available and local and tribal conservation departments can apply for grants next fiscal year.
WENATCHEE, WA
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Don't expect Wenatchee Sonic to reopen any time soon

Whether the Sonic restaurant in Wenatchee will ever reopen is uncertain after the owner of the franchise filed for bankruptcy just before a court order shut down their 10 Sonics restaurants in Washington and Oregon. The Wenatchee Sonic closed at the end of August after the Poulsbo-based franchise owner, Olympic...
WENATCHEE, WA
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Eastmont and Wenatchee soccer both win leading up rematch Saturday

On the Les Schwab Prep Girls Soccer Scoreboard. Eastmont shut out Davis 3-nil. Scoring goals for the Wildcats were Liliana Johnson, Paige Fischer and Kylee Maytrychit. Wenatchee also picked up a shutout win on the road at Eisenhower 2-nil. The Panthers and Wildcats meet in East Wenatchee Saturday at 1 o'clock and NCWLIFE Channel is scheduled to broadcast the game LIVE.
WENATCHEE, WA
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Hope no one was planning to go to Leavenworth Wednesday

Instead of falling trees and fire next to Hwy 2, there is a planned road closure on Wednesday, October 5, 2022 for maintenance work. A reminder that US 2 Tumwater Canyon west of Leavenworth is closed today for pre-winter maintenance from 8am to 3pm. The full closure is a safer...
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Wenatchee School District holding hiring event Oct. 12

WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee School District is holding a hiring event on Oct. 12 as the district as a number of open operational and academic support positions. The hiring event is from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the district’s central office, located at 235 Sunset Ave. “We’re...
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NCWLIFE Evening News October 4th, 2022

A few of the news stories we’re following for you tonight, Managers on the Bolt Creek Fire on Monday explained the unique firefighting strategy they’re using that’s causing more smoke but is expected to have greater long-term benefits. There could be some traffic disruptions in East Wenatchee over the next several weeks as work began this morning on installing traffic lights at the intersection of 9th Street and Valley Mall Parkway and The Chelan County PUD laid out its latest five-year business plan for commissioners today, focusing on customer service, reliability and innovation.
EAST WENATCHEE, WA
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Wenatchee Announces Ribbon Cutting For new City Hall

The City of Wenatchee is gearing up for the Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony of its new City Hall. City staff is especially proud of their new customer service lobby there, which is described as a one-stop for city services. Executive Services Director Laura Gloria says anything from signing up for a parks...
WENATCHEE, WA
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Work begins on installing East Wenatchee traffic lights

There are likely to be traffic disruptions in East Wenatchee over the next several weeks as work began this morning on installing traffic lights at the intersection of 9th Street and Valley Mall Parkway. The city said crews were drilling this morning for the bases of the light poles. The...
EAST WENATCHEE, WA
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Douglas County extends burn ban to Oct. 15

EAST WENATCHEE — Douglas County has extended its burn ban through mid-October due to concerns over current fire weather conditions. At the request of the Douglas County Fire District 2 Fire Marshal, Douglas County commissioners approved extending the burn ban until Oct. 15. The burn ban usually ends Sept. 30.
DOUGLAS COUNTY, WA
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Smoke, Haze and Heat

Mostly sunny and a little hazy with moderate air quality at times today. Morning temperatures in the 40s-50s, low-mid 70s by noon and afternoon highs in the low-mid 80s. The strong ridge will continue to dry and very warm through this Sunday with highs in the low-mid 80s and lows in the 40s. Fires continue to burn in the northern Cascades with heavy smoke spilling into the Wenatchee Valley and resulting in unhealthy air quality. Light smoke is being trapped beneath the subsidence inversion producing our hazy skies and moderate air quality at times. Expect this to continue as long as the ridge remains in place.
WENATCHEE, WA
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