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Flash Flood Watch issued August 20 at 3:51PM PDT until August 22 at 9:00PM PDT by NWS

...STORMS ON FRIDAY MAY PRODUCE FLASH FLOODING OR MUD SLIDES OVER NORTH CASCADE BURN SCARS... .SLOW MOVING SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED ON FRIDAY OVER THE NORTH WASHINGTON CASCADES. LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN WILL BE A POSSIBILITY IN AREAS RECENTLY BURNED BY WILDFIRES...INCLUDING THE CARLTON, CHIWAUKUM, LITTLE BRIDGE CREEK, DUNCAN, MILLS CREEK,

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An Honor Flight for two veterans

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Jerry Huber has been my neighbor for 25 years and I never knew he flew 50 combat missions as a B-24 engineer-gunner in 1944-45. Earl Carey served as postmaster for half the towns in the region, including Rock Island, Waterville and Malaga. But, in 1945 he was by his own description, just a 17-year-old kid from Hartline suddenly thrust into the hurried preparations for the invasion of Japan.

Both these men will be on the Honor Flight from Spokane early Tuesday, taking a full load of World War II-era veterans to Washington, D.C., for deserved recognition and a whirlwind tour of the famed monuments. Honor Flight Network is a nationwide nonprofit effort to “transport America’s veterans to Washington, D.C., to visit those memorials dedicated to honor their service and sacrifices.”

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