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Flash Flood Watch issued July 31 at 5:11PM PDT until August 01 at 11:00PM PDT by NWS

...FLASH FLOODING POSSIBLE ON RECENT BURN AREAS FRIDAY... .BRIEF DOWNPOURS FROM ISOLATED TO SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS COULD PRODUCE FLASH FLOODING ACROSS AREAS THAT HAVE EXPERIENCED RECENT WILDFIRES. DEBRIS FLOWS AND RAPID RUNOFF WOULD BE A SIGNIFICANT THREAT IN THIS CASE. ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY

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Safety Valve: Letters from readers

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Establishment’s ax

There are 58 mature oaks, most of them 20 years or older, lining Fancher Heights Boulevard in East Wenatchee scheduled to be cut down as an expedient solution to some needed sidewalk repairs. This decision was mandated by the Douglas County Transportation and Land Services and agreed to by the Fancher Heights Homeowners Association Board of Directors — without a vote by the 140 or so actual homeowners in the subdivision. This decision was not publicized early on, although in many places cutting down one such established tree might cause an outrage. Some of us would like to find another alternative, but the decision-makers are adamant that tree removal is the necessary solution. If you care about green spaces and preserving trees as part of our neighborhoods and living environment, we hope you will make your voices heard — especially in the Douglas County establishment.

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