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Ice Storm Warning issued January 18 at 6:58AM PST until January 18 at 10:00AM PST by NWS

...ICE STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST THIS MORNING... * LOCATIONS...WENATCHEE, CHELAN, ENTIAT, CASHMERE, WATERVILLE, MANSFIELD, AND BADGER MOUNTAIN ROAD. * ICE ACCUMULATIONS...LESS THAN A TENTH OF AN INCH. * SNOW ACCUMULATION...UP TO 2 INCHES OVER THE WATERVILLE PLATEAU.

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Hi27° Chance Freezing Rain

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Lo27° Chance Wintry Mix then Slight Chance Snow

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Hi33° Slight Chance Snow then Cloudy

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Lo27° Slight Chance Snow

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Lo25° Slight Chance Snow

A few special birds lend a wing in golden eagle preservation

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Golden eagles — including one that wore a “backpack” for eight years — are carrying their weight in research that could help curb their gradual decline.

Data from an Eastern Washington study launched in 2004 may be helpful in positioning wind farms, identifying lead poisoning sources and pinpointing critical habitats.

The bird’s susceptibility to collisions with rotating wind turbine blades has generated concern by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife for golden eagles across the country.

About half of the Washington…

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