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April 27, 2014 at 7:57 AM

8-day razor clam dig begins Sunday in Washington

OLYMPIA (AP) — State shellfish managers say razor clam digs begin Sunday on two Washington beaches. Clam digging is allowed at Twin Harbors and Long Beach each morning through May 4. Mocrocks beach will also be open to razor clam digging May 2 through May 4. The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife approved the clam digs after…

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February 19, 2014 at 5:53 AM

Snoqualmie Pass is open

Snoqualmie Pass is open this morning after being closed yesterday due to dangerous road conditions. Right now traction tires are required and chains required on vehicles over 10,000 gross weight, says the state Department of Transportation. There’s snow, slush and ice on the roadway and it was snowing as of 5:30 a.m. Stevens Pass, which was closed yesterday…

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December 2, 2013 at 6:38 AM

Snoqualmie pass, closed overnight, now reopened

The Associated Press High winds and falling trees forced the closure overnight of Interstate 90 in both directions across Snoqualmie Pass, but the pass was reopened about 6:30 a.m. The Transportation Department closed the highway just before midnight Sunday for the 72 miles between North Bend and Ellensburg. There were no restrictions on the highway, but the roadway…

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June 18, 2013 at 1:03 PM

Temporary bridge over Skagit River to open Wednesday

The temporary Interstate 5 bridge over the Skagit River is scheduled to open Wednesday morning. Gov. Jay Inslee made the announcement today during a visit to the bridge site. The state isn’t saying the precise time tomorrow morning when the bridge will open. The speed limit over the bridge will be 40 miles an hour and no oversize…

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June 17, 2013 at 10:55 AM

Temporary I-5 Skagit River span to open this week

MOUNT VERNON (AP) — A temporary span on the Interstate 5 Skagit River bridge should open this week — less than a month since a section of the bridge collapsed, the Washington Transportation Department said. The framework is in place, and workers are tightening bolts and welding sections on the temporary structure that’s 24 feet wide and…

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May 25, 2012 at 1:29 PM

Chinook Pass is open

The Associated Press MOUNT RAINIER — The state Transportation Department has reopened Chinook Pass on Highway 410 on the east side of Mount Rainier. Road crews completed avalanche control and finished clearing snow Friday to make their goal of opening the pass for the Memorial Day weekend. After the North Cascades Highway and Cayuse Pass, Chinook is the…

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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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