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Heat Advisory issued July 02 at 2:12PM 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 UNTIL 9 PM PDT FRIDAY...

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Safety Valve: Letters from readers

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Lights, camera, dollars

Leavenworth will have a proposal to increase taxes to pay for public safety (such as Chelan County Sheriff services) in November. I recommend voting no. The City Council needs to think big and organize a police force for revenue enhancement, consisting of three full-time officers, jailer, and a meter maid, with two reserve officers. There are dollars in public safety. The Wenatchee Police are to be envied for their red-light cameras Place a camera at all three traffic lights on Highway 2, with 11-second delay, accompanied by well-hidden signs announcing the red-light camera in small print 30 feet above street level. The revenue from tourists should easily hit $100,000. Additional revenue can come from ticketing numerous rear-end accidents at the lights, and benefit Cascade Medical Center for injury treatment. Tourists will never know what hit them until they see the bill. Double the parking fees during “fests,” and charge $5 per hour at the beer hall parking lot during Octoberfest, day and night.

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