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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

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Plain’s ‘the only place to live,’ pioneer daughter says

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As Betty (Burgess) Newell puts it, the community of Plain nestled in the mountains north of Leavenworth, is “the only place to live.”

I talked with her and her son Bill Newell in 2012 about their family’s roots in Plain and the rich network of relationships and stories that sustain their strong attachment to this place. Excerpts from the full interview transcribed by Marlena La Paz follow.

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