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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

This Afternoon

Hi100° Hot

Tonight

Lo73° Clear

Thursday

Hi104° Hot

Thursday Night

Lo72° Clear

Friday

Hi102° Hot

Friday Night

Lo70° Clear

Independence Day

Hi102° Hot

Saturday Night

Lo70° Clear

Sunday

Hi99° Hot

Sunday Night

Lo73° Mostly Clear

State Legislature sends $38.2 billion budget to Inslee’s desk

OLYMPIA — After 165 days of partisan bickering over taxes and spending, the Legislature moved swiftly Monday to pass a $38.2 billion budget to run state government for the next two years. The Senate also passed and sent to the House a plan to spend $16.1 billion on transportation projects over the next 16 years.

Kidnapped woman rescued after calling 911

PORTLAND — An Oregon woman who was kidnapped, bound and held captive in her car was rescued by police after she seized the moment to call 911 when her captor left the vehicle to change a flat tire, authorities said on Tuesday.

Budget deal announced to avert shutdown

Lawmakers and Gov. Jay Inslee announced Saturday they have reached a deal on a new two-year state spending plan, which they said will prevent a partial shutdown of state services this week.

Judge: Petition should be reconsidered

SEATTLE — Eight students who unsuccessfully petitioned the state Department of Ecology to crack down on carbon emissions gained an initial legal victory in King County Superior Court.

FEMA grant to buy Oso properties

A $6.6 million award from FEMA will help Snohomish County buy out property and destroyed lots from Oso residents who have been struggling with worthless mortgages since the landslide.

Guard trains for big Northwest quake

SHELTON — National guardsmen from Spokane to Seattle to Grays Harbor spent the last week practicing for “the Big One” — a quake so big it would devastate some part of the Interstate 5 corridor between British Columbia and Northern California.

Paradise Fire grows to nearly 800 acres

Aberdeen — The Paradise Fire in Olympic National Park has grown to nearly 800 acres since the weekend, continuing to progress east-northeast into steep, inaccessible terrain, park officials reported on Tuesday. The fire is expected to burn for another four months or longer, according to Olympic National Park officials.

Washington House Democrats release budget proposal

OLYMPIA — With less than a week left in the special session and eight days before a budget stalemate could cause a partial state shutdown, Washington House Democrats released a budget proposal that would give raises to state workers and public school employees, spend more on mental health, freeze tuition this year at state colleges and reduce the number of students in kindergarten through third-grade classes, all without raising taxes.

Officer who shot Mexican farmworker in Washington state resigns

SEATTLE, June 22 (Reuters) - One of three police officers who shot dead an unarmed Mexican farmworker in Washington state, triggering protests akin to those after police slayings in other U.S. cities, has resigned from his job amid an investigation into the videotaped struggle.