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April 28, 2014 at 3:32 PM

Limited-access road past Highway 530 slide opens at midnight

A 2-mile “primitive” road around the Highway 530 mudslide will be open — one direction at a time — to the public beginning at midnight Monday, according to the state Department of Transportation (WSDOT). Travis Phelps, WSDOT spokesman, said the opening of the one-lane road is meant to assist local residents, but said drivers will not have to…


Comments | Topics: Highway 30, Oso

December 27, 2013 at 11:33 AM

The top 10 most-read stories of the year on

If you were to ask people on the street in Seattle what the biggest stories of the year were, they might say Seahawks, mayor’s race, Macklemore, possible NBA arena and Big Bertha. But those stories weren’t the ones getting the most clicks on this website. The top 10 most-read stories of the year tended to…


Comments | More in From our readers, General news | Topics: 2013 in review

November 2, 2013 at 9:03 AM

Share your photos, videos of stormy weather

A storm is bringing high winds and mountain snows to the Pacific Northwest this weekend. If you have weather pictures or videos, please share them here. [do action=”filemobile-uploader” widgetid=”5937″ groupid=”79651″/] [do action=”filemobile-gallery” widgetid=”5935″ groupid=”79651″/]  



August 13, 2013 at 9:10 AM

Stranded in the North Cascades

Corrected version Victoria Jurgens and her husband celebrated their 11 wedding anniversary this past weekend by hiking the popular Sahale Arm in North Cascades National Park. They will remember this one. They were among a number of people stranded by the washout of Cascade River Road. Here’s her account of their adventure, er, maybe misadventure when they became rain…


Comments | More in From our readers, General news, Traffic & Transit | Topics: Cascade Pass, North Cascades Highway, stranded

November 21, 2012 at 12:57 PM

Show off your holiday light design chops

We do it every year. Haul out the old, rickety ladder and the 20 tangled strings of lights collected over the last eight years.  Battle with that one broken light bulb that seems to control all the other lights on the strand.  Then venture out into the elements, braving wind, rain and frozen fingers, to arrange those stubborn…


Comments | More in Arts & Entertainment, From our readers | Topics: holiday lights

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