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Much of the Inland Northwest will experience the peak temperatures of the heat wave on Tuesday, June 29. CREDIT: National Weather Service

Avista Plans Targeted Power Outages To Combat High Demand; Tri-Cities Could See Outages Too

Avista says it plans to cut power to parts of its coverage area Tuesday as a way to reduce demand for power. Spokane saw rolling outages Monday, and will likely see more on Tuesday. Residents of the Tri-Cities region have been warned they could also see outages this week for up to four hours at a time. Continue Reading Avista Plans Targeted Power Outages To Combat High Demand; Tri-Cities Could See Outages Too

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People jump from a pedestrian bridge at Lake Union Park in Seattle on Sunday as a record-setting heat wave blasts the Pacific Northwest. CREDIT: John Froschauer/AP

From Seattle To Eugene To Tri-Cities To North Idaho, The Same Story: It’s Hot And Getting Hotter

Cities were reminding residents where pools, splash pads and cooling centers were available and urging people to stay hydrated, check on their neighbors and avoid strenuous activities. The National Weather Service in Coeur d’Alene said this week’s weather “will likely be one of the most extreme and prolonged heat waves in the recorded history of the Inland Northwest.” Continue Reading From Seattle To Eugene To Tri-Cities To North Idaho, The Same Story: It’s Hot And Getting Hotter

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Northwest Summer Music Festivals Are Back! Here’s A Guide Of What To Hear And How To Attend

Great musicians from all over the world love to gather in the gorgeous Northwest in the summer, so last year’s heartbreaking cancellations of live events hit hard. This year, it’s exciting to report the reopening of many of this region’s beloved music venues. If you can, buy tickets, buy merch, and applaud loudly, for these hardworking artists are ready to renew the good energy. Continue Reading Northwest Summer Music Festivals Are Back! Here’s A Guide Of What To Hear And How To Attend

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