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March 8, 2014 at 4:36 PM

Overnight rains to boost chance of floods, mudslides

Another 2 to 4 inches of rain expected in the Cascade Mountains overnight will raise the chance of lowland flooding and mudslides, according to the National Weather Service. Meteorologist Johnny Burg said freezing levels of about 7,500 feet in the Central Cascades and 6,000 feet in the North Cascades will add to the flooding potential, “because…

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March 3, 2014 at 6:55 AM

Monday Memo: Rain/snow … Liquor fix … Balloons zap power … Alpaca bust

Raining down low, snowing like heck in the mountains: So much snow is falling at Snoqualmie Pass that it was shut down last night and remains closed this morning. No word yet on when it might open. In the Seattle area, we’ll be having rain, rain, rain through Wednesday. Since the state gave…

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February 24, 2014 at 6:30 AM

Monday Memo: Bike politics … Air commute … Killed by own car

Bicycle organization making changes. The Cascade Bicycle Club is reinventing itself and moving away from politics after years of turmoil. The club, one of the oldest and biggest in the nation, has new leadership and plans for new offices. Kirkland gondolas? We’re trying to imagine how this might become reality. Because of commute woes…

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February 23, 2014 at 9:36 PM

Deluge of snow in Bellingham area prompts school closures

All Whatcom County public schools will be closed Monday, and countless travelers remain stranded after at least a foot of snow blanketed the Bellingham area in a 24-hour period. Several community colleges announced class cancellations and Western Washington University was to open at 10 a.m., which is two hours late. Law-enforcement officials blame the slick weather conditions…

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February 22, 2014 at 5:52 PM

Light snow possible Sunday in Seattle area

The Seattle area could see light snow Saturday night and Sunday, but it’s not likely to stick. A winter storm watch is in effect for most of the northern interior Puget Sound, as far south as Everett, said Johnny Burg, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Seattle. Those areas could see three to five…

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February 21, 2014 at 7:10 AM

Friday Memo: Workers finally get OT pay … Mariners need Hawks’ energy … weekend freeway slowdowns

Here’s one for the little guy: A drywall contractor in Issaquah has agreed to pay $550,000 to settle a U.S. Department of Labor lawsuit alleging it shortchanged nearly 400 workers on overtime wages over a 3½-year period. The Mariners are big Seahawks fans. Can that winning Super Bowl energy give a boost to…

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February 19, 2014 at 6:58 AM

Wednesday Memo: Boeing, Machinists to make up? … Driving stoned … School-bus drivers strike?

We’re sorry? Boeing, politicians vow to heal rift with Machinists union Stevens and Snoqualmie passes are both open this morning, although driving is still a bit dicey. Be careful out there. We have a closer look at what’s happening weather-wise in the mountains. And guess what? Another storm that could bring…

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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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February 18, 2014 at 6:30 AM

Tuesday Memo: Amazon Prime fees … Winter storms aplenty … Lots of pet adoptions

Amazon Prime (or is it?): The online retailer has said it’s considering raising membership fees for its Prime free-shipping service and there’s been speculations that customers would walk away from the service.  But that didn’t happen when Costco raised rates, says an analyst, and it might not happen to Amazon. Do you have…

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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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