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Temporary I-5 Skagit River Span To Open This Week

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.

CBS Seattle–06/17/2013

The collapse of an Interstate highway bridge in northern Washington state is a wake-up call for the entire nation, the chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board says. (Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

NTSB Clears I-5 Skagit River Bridge Accident Scene

Portions of a temporary Interstate 5 bridge could extend over the Skagit River in a day or two and the entire 160-foot gap could be filled next week, reopening freeway lanes that have been detoured since the May 23 bridge collapse, the Washington Department of Transportation said.

CBS Seattle–06/06/2013

The bridge collapse at the Interstate 5 corridor over the Skagit River. (credit: Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

Detectives Seek 2nd Truck From Bridge Collapse

Washington State Patrol detectives are looking for a second commercial truck believed to have been on the Interstate 5 bridge over the Skagit River when a section of that bridge collapsed May 23, an agency spokesman said Tuesday.

CBS Seattle–06/05/2013

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I-5 Bridge Collapses In Mt. Vernon; People, Cars Fall In Skagit River

The Washington State Patrol says the Interstate 5 bridge over the Skagit River at Mount Vernon has collapsed, dumping vehicles and people into the water.

CBS Seattle–05/23/2013

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‘Barefoot Bandit’ Pleads Guilty To Burglary Charge

“Barefoot Bandit” Colton Harris-Moore has pleaded guilty in Mount Vernon to a burglary charge for breaking into the Anacortes Airport where he stole a plane and flew it to Orcas Island.

CBS Seattle–05/08/2013

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Best Weekend Road Trips in WA November 16 – 18

Holiday bazaars, arts and crafts and local wine tasting is the theme of this weekend in Washington! Take a short drive, enjoy the scenery, and take advantage of these great events!

11/14/2012

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Guide to WA Hard Cider Distilleries

If you are new to hard cider, it’s worth a try. Locally grown apples have put the Northwest on the map for delicious hard apple cider. Here are some of our favorite Washington cider makers.

10/11/2012

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Best Road Trips in WA September 14 – 16

Ready for a road trip? Pack the kids in the car and head out for a weekend of fun and adventure! Farm tours, art festivals, quilts, sheepdogs, a renaissance faire and more!

09/11/2012

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Guide to Apple Festivals in WA

From learning about apple trees, to picking apples and pressing cider, there are lots of fun family activities this fall celebrating Washington’s most famous fruit!

09/07/2012

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Best of This Weekend in Seattle July 27 – 29

Seattle is bustling with activities this weekend! From Seafair’s Torchlight Parade, to Scottish Highland Games and Aquafest, to car shows, art shows and music festivals, there’s something for everyone!

07/25/2012

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