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Best Out of Town Adventures This Weekend Jan 18 – 20

Got a hankering to head out of town? Just a short drive from Seattle will take you to Chelan’s Winterfest, Outhouse Races, Skagit’s Eagle Festival, a Bavarian Ice Festival, a Brewfest, a Wine and Seafood Festival and much more. Here are some of our favorites.

01/14/2013

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Washington’s Best Winter Brew Festivals

For those over 21 who enjoy a great winter ale, there are lots of local events that celebrate craft beers, micro brews, Belgian-style and interesting flavors. Pick one, or more, and head out for a weekend of tasting!

01/07/2013

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Best Road Trips in WA October 5 – 7

Ready to head out for the weekend? Oktoberfests and beer events, Apples and cider, and art of all kinds, are just some of the great events happening just a short drive away from Seattle.

10/02/2012

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Firefighters Making Progress on Wildfires in Eastern WA

Thousands of firefighters are still battling five major wildfires in Eastern Washington that have burned a total of 186 square miles, but managers are increasingly confident they’re gaining control.

09/27/2012

Air Quality Suffers From Southern California Brush Fires

Improvement In Air Quality Across Fire-Stricken Areas

People are breathing easier in parts of central Washington, where for the first time in nearly two weeks there are no reports of hazardous air conditions.

CBS Seattle–09/25/2012

Taylor Bridge Fire Continues To Burn In Washington State

Large Fires In Central Washing Could Soon Merge

A lightning storm set to hit the region Saturday could ignite even more blazes and bring little to no rain. Smoke from the current fires across the central part of the state has already prompted some schools to relocate weekend sporting events. Central Washington University has moved its Saturday football game against Azusa Pacific from Ellensburg to the Seattle suburb of Bothell.

CBS Seattle–09/21/2012

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Table Mountain Fire In Central Washington Triples In Size

The Table Mountain Complex of wildfires in central Washington’s Chelan and Kittitas counties has tripled in size to more than 47 square miles, and residents of 161 homes north of Ellensburg and Liberty are being urged to evacuate, according to the Kittitas County Sheriff.

09/20/2012

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More Central Washington Residents Told To Flee Wildfires

Officials urged residents around the Mission Ridge ski area southwest of Wenatchee to leave their homes because of the rapid growth of the Table Mountain Fire Complex.

09/19/2012

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Best Road Trips in WA August 31 – September 3

Time to fuel up the car and hit the road for one last long weekend before summer’s end. Fortunately, there’s lots of great festivals happening in Washington, so you won’t have to travel far to celebrate maritime heritage, Northwest blackberries, cowboys and rodeo or arts and crafts.

08/15/2012

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Fire Crews Hope to Begin Containing Massive Wildfire

CLE ELUM, Wash. (AP) — Hundreds of firefighters employed every weapon they had Wednesday to battle a stubborn wildfire east of the Cascades that has destroyed dozens of homes across roughly 35 square miles. Helicopters […]

CBS Seattle–08/14/2012

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