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Air Stagnation Advisory issued December 18 at 10:46AM PST until December 19 at 12:00PM PST by NWS

..LIGHT WINDS AND INVERSIONS WILL PERSIST THROUGH MUCH OF THE WORKWEEK. THIS WILL LEAD TOWARD STAGNANT AIR CONDITIONS OVER MUCH OF CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST WASHINGTON. ...AIR STAGNATION ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON PST FRIDAY... * AIR QUALITY...LIGHT WINDS AND STABLE CONDITIONS WILL INCREASE

Tonight

Lo35° Rain

Friday

Hi43° Chance Rain

Friday Night

Lo32° Rain/Snow

Saturday

Hi36° Rain/Snow

Saturday Night

Lo36° Rain Likely

Sunday

Hi43° Chance Rain

Sunday Night

Lo36° Slight Chc Rain

Monday

Hi42° Partly Sunny

Monday Night

Lo34° Slight Chc Rain

Tuesday

Hi40° Partly Sunny

Norm Dicks has shown political passion, community compassion

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Norm Dicks retired last week after 36 years representing Washington’s 6th District in the U.S. Congress. His district — which encompassed much of Tacoma and the entire Olympic Peninsula — will surely feel the loss of his tenacity, seniority and uncommon influence on Capitol Hill. But throughout his career, Rep. Dicks again and again stretched his influence beyond the borders of his district, promoting projects in Eastern Washington that he felt had statewide importance. Sometimes referred to as Washington’s third senator, the Democrat from Bremerton never hesitated to use his clout to help advance efforts led by other members of the state’s delegation. After a brief but exceedingly educational post-graduate stint as a reporter for The Wenatchee World, I went to work for Rep. Dicks in his Washington, D.C., office in 2004, and my education continued. For the next several years I enjoyed a rare front-row seat to the congressional process and the work of our state’s longest serving congressman at the very top of his professional life.

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