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Air Stagnation Advisory issued February 08 at 2:36PM PST until February 13 at 10:00AM PST by NWS

...AIR STAGNATION ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST SATURDAY... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SPOKANE HAS ISSUED AN AIR STAGNATION ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST SATURDAY. * AIR QUALITY...LIGHT EAST WINDS AND A TEMPERATURE INVERSION WILL HEIGHTEN THE POTENTIAL FOR ELEVATED POLLUTION LEVELS IN CENTRAL

This Afternoon

Hi45° Sunny

Tonight

Lo31° Patchy Fog

Wednesday

Hi43° Patchy Fog then Mostly Cloudy

Wednesday Night

Lo34° Mostly Cloudy

Thursday

Hi42° Slight Chance Rain

Thursday Night

Lo36° Chance Rain

Friday

Hi44° Chance Rain

Friday Night

Lo36° Chance Rain

Saturday

Hi52° Mostly Sunny

Saturday Night

Lo34° Mostly Cloudy

Gamble Sands: A focus on fun

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I was excited to be invited to play the newest golf course in the Northwest, Gamble Sands, just a few miles north of Brewster, on Friday. This event was held for VIPs and media one day before the course opened for public play. (I don’t know which of those two groups I belong, so I’ll just presume both.)

The day started around 11 a.m., with a western barbecue and speeches from management, ownership and course designer, David McLay Kidd. I was struck by the words of Cass Gebbers as he emotionally spoke to the support of fire evacuees in the Methow Valley and the work his family put forth in an effort to pay attention to the suffering and the hardship of their neighbors. The golf event seemed to take a back seat to what was really important on that day. In fact, Cass came to the event directly from the fires in jeans, work shirt and boots. This guy is the real deal.

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