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Air Stagnation Advisory issued December 17 at 9:42AM PST until December 19 at 12:00PM PST by NWS

..LIGHT WINDS AND INVERSIONS WILL PERSIST THROUGH MUCH OF THE WORKWEEK. THIS WILL LEAD TOWARD STAGNANT AIR CONDITIONS OVER MUCH OF CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST WASHINGTON. ...AIR STAGNATION ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON PST FRIDAY... * AIR QUALITY...LIGHT WINDS AND STABLE CONDITIONS WILL INCREASE

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Lo35° Mostly Cloudy

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Trust won’t wait for an election

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Right and wrong in these cases is rarely crystal clear, certainly not for the public, with partial, possibly twisted or inaccurate information. Is former Grant County Deputy Prosecutor Albert Lin the victim of a politically motivated, unethical and vengeful prosecutor? Is Grant County Prosecutor Angus Lee the victim of a politically motivated, unethical and vengeful former deputy, Lin?

That is to be decided, but at issue is the exceedingly important matter of public trust and its possible abuse. We find ourselves agreeing with Chelan County Superior Court Judge T.W. “Chip” Small, who when asked to dismiss the complaint by Lin against Grant County, and indirectly Lee, pointed out that prosecutors are public officials with extraordinary power and responsibility. Ethical complaints and accusations of misconduct against them should not be pushed aside with the expectation that voters can sift through and respond correctly at the next election, or that the complainers can always go to the effort of launching a recall, always tedious and rarely successful.

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