SEATTLE — Washington State Ferry officials say they are staffing up key runs in advance of tonight’s Seahawks game. Pressure could be even greater as a series of Highway 99 closes through Seattle begin at about the same time. MORE: MAJOR FOUR-DAY HIGHWAY 99 CLOSURE STARTS TONIGHT IN DOWNTOWN SEATTLE (MAP) Ferry officials say there […]
The July 29 breakdown was the start of a tough summer for the nation's largest ferry system, which hauls about 23 million passengers — commuters, locals and tourists alike — among the islands, peninsulas and mainland cities of western Washington state. Officials are wondering whether the series of problems is just coincidence, or a more troubling sign of how deeply the state has cut into a ...
Heavy rainfall in a wildfire-charred area of North Central Washington state triggered flash flooding and mudslides that stranded motorists and closed highways, a forecaster said on Friday. Vehicles... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Now, voters in Washington state are confronted with a choice about whether or not more background checks on gun sales would prevent similar tragedies.
Commentary: The taxes dodged by Microsoft over the last 17 years could have paid for Washington's public education shortfall.
Heavy rainfall in a wildfire-charred area of North Central Washington state triggered flash flooding and mudslides that stranded motorists and closed highways, a forecaster said on Friday. Vehicles were trapped in debris-laden water at about 8 p.m. PDT Thursday (0300 GMT Friday) in Okanogan County, and mud and rocks carried by moving water blocked State Highway 20, said National Weather Service ...
Wash. flash flooding damages estimated 10 homes (AP) — Heavy rains that unleashed mud slides in an area of north-central Washington where hillsides have been left barren by wildfires damaged or destroyed an estimated 10 homes and blocked highways, officials said Friday. There were at least two slides on State Highway 20 in a 30-mile stretch from Twisp to Okanogan, Transportation Department ...
Gonzalez was forced to postpone his plans to build a grow facility when recreational use was legalized statewide on July 1 because Yakima is one of the counties along with Clark, Fife and others that have banned marijuana businesses.
Wildfires left terrain barren and ripe for slides; motorists stranded on blocked highways; flash floods hit firefighters' camp
TWISP, Wash. (AP) — Rain in Washington state unleashed mudslides on land left bare by wildfires, washing down hillsides, damaging homes and closing highways as the threat of more storms loomed Friday.
(AP) — Officials in a north-central Washington county hard-hit by wildfire this summer say heavy rain has triggered flash floods and mud slides, damaging some homes, blocking portions of two highways and stranding some motorists. The state Transportation Department says mud and debris have closed a nine-mile stretch of Highway 153 and a 25-mile section of State Highway 20.
A Washington state trooper says floods and mud slides triggered by heavy rain on wildfire-burned terrain in north-central Washington have blocked portions of two highways, stranding some motorists. No injuries have been reported.
OKANOGAN COUNTY, Wash.- A Washington state trooper says floods and mud slides triggered by heavy rain on wildfire-burned terrain in north-central Washington have blocked portions of two highways, stranding some motorists.
The National Park Service said Thursday it will consider moving grizzly bears into the North Cascade Mountains of Washington state to aid their recovery. Officials have been looking hard, too.
The National Park Service said Thursday it will consider moving grizzly bears into the North Cascade Mountains of Washington state to aid their recovery.
Monday, August 25, is a state parks ‘free day’ in Washington. Day-use visitors will not need a Discover Pass to visit state parks. The ‘free day’ is in honor of the birthday of the National Park Service, which was established on Aug. 25, 1916. State Parks ‘free days’ are in keeping with legislation that created the Discover Pass, a $30 annual or $10 one-day permit required on lands managed by ...
By Isabel Coles MAKHMUR Iraq (Reuters) - Washington has acquired an unlikely ally in its battle against Islamic State militants in Iraq - a group of fighters it formally classifies as terrorists. The outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), condemned for its three-decade insurgency against the Turkish state, says it played a decisive role in blunting the militants' sweep through Iraq, which ...
MONTREAL -- Washington State Marijuana users spent $3.8 million ($127,000 per day) in the first month of legal sales. That will bring in approximately $1 million in state taxes, from 18 stores.
Washington State Kitchen and Bath is now a proud sponsor of Lake Washington Kangs Football. In addition to helping provide safe equipment, LKSB is proud to provide scholarships for team participation fees and other program costs. (PRWeb August 21, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/08/prweb12111130.htm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States launched a new barrage of airstrikes against the Islamic State extremist group that beheaded American journalist James Foley and that has seized a swath of territory across Iraq and Syria. President Barack Obama vowed relentless pursuit of the terrorists and the White House revealed that the U.S. had launched a secret rescue mission inside Syria earlier this ...