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Air Stagnation Advisory issued February 09 at 1:46PM PST until February 13 at 10:00AM PST by NWS

...AIR STAGNATION ADVISORY REMAINS 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 WASHINGTON AND NORTHEAST WASHINGTON TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING. WEAK WEATHER DISTURBANCES WILL PASS THROUGH

This Afternoon

Hi41° Cloudy

Tonight

Lo33° Mostly Cloudy then Slight Chance Rain

Thursday

Hi40° Rain Likely

Thursday Night

Lo35° Rain Likely

Friday

Hi45° Chance Rain

Friday Night

Lo35° Chance Rain

Saturday

Hi48° Mostly Sunny

Saturday Night

Lo34° Slight Chance Rain

Sunday

Hi45° Slight Chance Rain

Sunday Night

Lo37° Slight Chance Rain

Firefighters rescue hiker near Nooksack Falls

GLACIER — Firefighters rescued a hiker in a daring high-angle rope operation Sunday after she was seriously injured in a 50- to 75-foot fall from a cliff near the scenic Nooksack Falls east of Glacier.

Yakima-area men arrested in Kittitas County burglary

ELLENSBURG — Two men from Yakima and Selah are jailed after Kittitas County sheriff’s deputies say they were spotted on security cameras burglarizing a home west of Ellensburg Saturday.

Theater shooter tried to ditch gun

RENTON — A 29-year-old man who apparently was drunk when he accidentally fired his handgun in a Renton movie theater, wounding a woman, tried to dump the weapon after the shooting.

Man who tried to rob drug store gets life in prison

YAKIMA — A 47-year-old Seattle man has been sentenced to life in prison for attempting to rob a Yakima drug store at gunpoint and leading police on a high-speed chase into the Lower Valley.

Suspected DUI driver causes 5-car crash

VANCOUVER — Police arrested a man on suspicion of driving under the influence after they say he caused a pileup crash Wednesday night in Vancouver that seriously injured a woman.

Oregon governor blasts federal response to refuge standoff

SALEMN — Oregon’s governor blasted the federal government’s response to the occupation of a wildlife refuge by a group of armed men saying the situation was “absolutely intolerable” and costing the state about $100,000 a week.

Death of Yakima man under investigation

YAKIMA — Yakima County sheriff’s deputies are investigating the death of a Yakima man whose body was found in the middle of Cowiche Mill Road Tuesday morning.

Yakima County to use grant to buy senior water rights

YAKIMA — As part of a long-term plan to ensure residential development can continue in unincorporated Yakima County, the county will start buying senior water rights as early as next month under a $500,000 state grant.