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Winter Weather Advisory issued December 05 at 2:19PM PST until December 06 at 7:00AM PST by NWS

...SNOW RETURNING DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING COMMUTE... .A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL SPREAD SNOW ACROSS PARTS OF EASTERN WASHINGTON BEGINNING THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING. ALTHOUGH THE OVERALL QUANTITY OF EXPECTED SNOW IS NOT LARGE THE TIME OF DAY WHEN THE HIGHER INTENSITY SNOWFALL OCCURS WILL COMPLICATE THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING COMMUTE.

Tonight

Lo22° Snow then Scattered Snow Showers

Tuesday

Hi30° Slight Chance Snow Showers then Mostly Sunny

Tuesday Night

Lo13° Mostly Clear

Wednesday

Hi24° Mostly Sunny

Wednesday Night

Lo15° Mostly Cloudy then Chance Snow

Thursday

Hi24° Snow Likely

Thursday Night

Lo20° Snow

Friday

Hi32° Chance Snow

Friday Night

Lo25° Chance Snow

Saturday

Hi36° Slight Chance Snow

Copper River Salmon Is Back in Town

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It's back! Copper River salmon season has begun and this prized fish is beginning to come into the local markets.

Today in Costco I ran into David Toal of Ravenous Catering. Yes, I ran into him. I turned a corner and bumped into him with my cart. We began to talk, as we have known one another for quite awhile and I am a fan of his and Valarie's catering services. They know how to pair wines with their excellent foods, which is important to me. During the conversation he mentioned the salmon, which I had not yet discovered there that day, so after we went our separate ways I looked for the salmon.

There it was - fresh, glistening, vibrantly salmon-colored (naturally!) Copper River Salmon! And though I am a careful shopper, I felt the $12.99 # price was very good for this time of year, so...tonight we dined on fresh Copper River salmon, prepared very simply with my own specially seasoned Panko topping. Delicate, silky, punctuated by the crispness of the Panko and accented with a light touch of fresh garlic, a little Pecorino Romano and a whisper of Beazell's seasoning: it was the best salmon I have ever had. Of course we complemented it with a very good local Pinot Noir from Crayelle Cellars. A light, delicate wine, it was the perfect accompaniment.