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February 11, 2014 at 11:35 AM

Series of winter storms blowing into Western Washington

The Associated Press Some places in Western Washington could get several inches of rain in the next few days as a series of Pacific storms blow into the state. The storms could also bring up to a foot and a half of snow in parts of the Cascades. The National Weather Service says a blustery storm Tuesday night…

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January 29, 2014 at 5:36 AM

Snow, freezing rain in Cascade passes

The Associated Press A winter storm has brought snow and freezing rain to the Cascade passes and much of Eastern Washington. The state Transportation Department required chains on Wednesday morning on Snoqualmie Pass. Accidents were snarling the morning commute in snowy Spokane, and 3 inches of snow closed schools in Moses Lake. The National Weather Service issued a…

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March 12, 2013 at 8:41 AM

Heavy rain forecast for Olympics, North Cascades

The Associated Press The National Weather Service says heavy rain forecast through Wednesday in the Olympics and North Cascades will likely push rivers to flood stage. Forecasters say a “pineapple express” from the direction of Hawaii is pouring warm moist air into Washington. They expect 4 to 7 inches of rain to fall by Thursday, mostly in…

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January 29, 2013 at 5:59 PM

Avalanche warnings issued for Cascades

More than a foot of snow dropped on the Olympics and Central Cascades between Monday and Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service. Just as much, if not more, could fall again in Cascade areas above 4,000 feet by Wednesday morning. Because temperatures increased in the mountains Tuesday, most precipitation falling on Snoqualmie pass over overnight…

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July 24, 2012 at 11:28 AM

Small plane missing in Washington Cascades

The Associated Press WENATCHEE — A search is under way for a small plane that disappeared Monday in the Washington Cascades on a flight from Tonasket to Sequim. The state Transportation Department’s Aviation Emergency Services says family members notified officials when the plane did not arrive. A Tonasket man is the only person on board the home-made plane….

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May 4, 2012 at 11:33 AM

State Transportation Department crews working to open Cascade mountain passes

The Associated Press Washington Transportation Department crews are hard at work trying to re-open the Cascade mountain passes that are closed by winter snow and avalanche danger. Like last year, this was another winter of above-average snow in the Cascades The department says crews hope to reopen the Cayuse Pass on Tuesday, the North Cascades Highway on May…

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April 4, 2012 at 1:07 PM

Double Jeopardy: Washington state senator’s plan reaches quiz show

The Associated Press A state senator’s plan to split Washington in half has put him in Double Jeopardy. Literally. The long-running television quiz show “Jeopardy!” used a clue in Tuesday night’s show that mentioned Republican Sen. Bob Morton. The Kettle Falls lawmaker has previously proposed breaking Washington into two states, arguing that people on the eastern half have…

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Comments | More in Arts & Entertainment, Government | Topics: Bob Morton, cascades, Jeopardy

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