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Heat Advisory issued July 01 at 4:50AM PDT until July 03 at 9:00PM PDT by NWS

...HOT TEMPERATURES RETURN TO THE INLAND NORTHWEST... .TRIPLE DIGIT TEMPERATURES AROUND 103 DEGREES OR ABOVE WILL RETURN TODAY...PERSISTING INTO FRIDAY. THE HEAT WILL HIT FIRST IN THE SOUTHERN PORTION OF THE CENTRAL BASIN... SOUTHWEST PALOUSE AND ALONG THE CLEARWATER RIVER EXPANDING NORTHWARD INTO LOWER VALLEY AREAS ALONG THE COLUMBIA THROUGH WENATCHEE AND INTO THE OKANOGAN

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Rocky Reach Trail — North End opens

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“This has been 20 years in the making,” Bob Parlette said as he addressed a crowd of about 75 people at Lincoln Rock State Park who had assembled for a ribbon-cutting celebration of the Rocky Reach Trail on July 2. “There were times I wasn’t sure I’d live long enough to see this happen.”

Parlette, the co-chair of the Complete the Loop Coalition, was referring to the completion of Stage 1 of the Rocky Reach Trail. The right to use a Department of Transportation right-of-way extending from the Odabashian Bridge in Wenatchee to Lincoln Rock State Park for a multi-use, non-motorized trail was long contested by several growers who bordered the easement and leased the land for farming. The Washington State Supreme Court finally put a long legal tussle to bed with a 9-0 decision in favor of the trail advocates.

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