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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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A walk for hope

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“For those of us who live in a wheelchair — to stand up and see yourself in a mirror, to look your friends in the eye, well, it’s an overwhelming feeling.”

So said Dr. Ed Farrar, Wenatchee orthopedic surgeon paralyzed from the chest down in a tragic car-bicycle collision five years ago. He made the comments after he stood and walked, wrapped in a bionic exoskeleton called the Ekso GT. For those who know him, Farrar’s comments hit home — it was an overwhelming feeling just watching him stand and walk, aided by a miraculous machine. You can see the video on Wenatcheeworld.com under the videos link.

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