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Flash Flood Watch issued August 22 at 2:45PM PDT until August 22 at 9:00PM PDT by NWS

...STORMS FRIDAY AFTERNOON MAY PRODUCE FLASH FLOODING OR MUD SLIDES OVER NORTH CASCADE BURN SCARS... .SLOW MOVING SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE TO DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE THROUGH EARLY EVENING. LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN WILL BE POSSIBLE IN AREAS RECENTLY BURNED BY WILDFIRES...INCLUDING THE CARLTON... CHIWAUKUM...LITTLE BRIDGE

Tonight

Lo61° Heavy Rain

Saturday

Hi83° Sunny

Saturday Night

Lo60° Partly Cloudy

Sunday

Hi82° Slight Chc Thunderstorms

Sunday Night

Lo62° Slight Chc Thunderstorms

Monday

Hi85° Mostly Sunny

Monday Night

Lo62° Mostly Clear

Tuesday

Hi89° Sunny

Tuesday Night

Lo64° Mostly Clear

Wednesday

Hi93° Sunny

Innovation is too hard to find

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“Relentlessly innovative,” at the very least, is something we should try to be, says the gregarious president of Western Washington University Bruce Shepard. Innovative is what Washington’s public universities must be and what Western strives for. Try something new, fail if you must, then try something new again. Be relentless in search of something better. “I see the exact opposite down in Olympia,” lamented Shepard, during a stop in Wenatchee Wednesday. It was coincidentally the same day the state Senate majority coalition released its proposed 2013-15 operating budget. It proposed a 11.5 percent funding hike for higher education in return for a 3-percent tuition cut.

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