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Heat Advisory issued July 02 at 3:30AM PDT until July 03 at 9:00PM PDT by NWS

...HOT TEMPERATURES TO IMPACT THE INLAND NORTHWEST... TRIPLE DIGIT TEMPERATURES AROUND 103 DEGREES OR ABOVE WILL BE IN PLACE THROUGH FRIDAY. HOTTEST TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED ALONG THE SNAKE AND CLEARWATER RIVER VALLEYS...CENTRAL BASIN...AND IN LOWER ELEVATIONS ACROSS THE OKANOGAN VALLEY AND WENATCHEE AREA. ...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO

This Afternoon

Hi102° Hot

Tonight

Lo73° Clear

Friday

Hi104° Hot

Friday Night

Lo71° Breezy

Independence Day

Hi100° Hot

Saturday Night

Lo71° Clear

Sunday

Hi98° Hot

Sunday Night

Lo72° Mostly Clear

Monday

Hi99° Hot

Monday Night

Lo71° Mostly Clear

Making room for marijuana

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We admit, the thought is surreal. The idea of a perfectly legal state-licensed corner store selling marijuana, a retail operation not so different from selling cigarettes, pop and beer, is difficult for the mind long accustomed to pot prohibition to accept. We the law-abiding think of marijuana as fodder for the police blotter, not something people can walk down the street and buy.

Time for a reality check. People can walk down to the street and buy it now. They have been able to for years. It’s just that now, perhaps in a few months’ time, it will be legal. It will be controlled, monitored, and managed under law.

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