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Air Stagnation Advisory issued December 17 at 9:42AM 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

Today

Hi39° Chance Rain

Tonight

Lo33° Rain/Snow

Friday

Hi40° Chance Rain

Friday Night

Lo31° Rain/Snow Likely

Saturday

Hi38° Rain/Snow

Saturday Night

Lo32° Rain

Sunday

Hi40° Chance Rain

Sunday Night

Lo35° Mostly Cloudy

Monday

Hi43° Mostly Sunny

Monday Night

Lo33° Partly Cloudy

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Chelan County Sheriff Brian Burnett this week offered revised contract proposals to the cities that pay for his department’s important services. This is wise, as these same cities understandably rejected previous offers they considered exorbitant. Cashmere and Leavenworth even explored forming their own police department. Leavenworth launched a search for a police chief.

You can see why. Leavenworth’s 2013 contract for sheriff’s patrols was nearly 20 percent above what it paid in 2010, and Burnett’s initial offer for 2014 was 10 percent more than that. Burnett’s new offer is closer to a 3-percent hike.

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