NTSB: Systematic Errors Caused I-5 Bridge Collapse The National Transportation Safety Board says that insufficient route planning, a distracted pilot driver and an inadequate permitting process by the state of Washington all played a part in the Interstate 5 bridge collapse north of Seattle last year.
Gov. Inslee: $15M To Repair BridgeGov. Jay Inslee says it will cost $15 million to repair the Skagit River bridge. The federal government has already promised the state $1 million in emergency dollars to fix the Interstate 5 bridge.
I-5 Bridge Collapse: Trucking Company Says It Has Permits To Cross SpanA truck hauling a too-tall load of drilling equipment hit an overhead bridge girder on the major interstate between Seattle and Canada, sending a section of the span and two vehicles into the Skagit River. All three occupants suffered only minor injuries.
Best Weekend Road Trip Adventures April 20 - 22Get out and enjoy all the beauty and fun that western Washington offers! Just a short drive from Seattle will take you to magical tulip fields, art shows, antiques and more.
Best Weekend Road Trips in WA April 13 - 15Whether it's tulips, a wine festival, or a love for all things literary, you and your family can have a great weekend just a short drive from Seattle.
Best of This Weekend in Seattle April 6 - 8Ready for a hopping good time this weekend? From animals to tulips, cheese making to egg hunting, there's something extra fun for you and your family this weekend in Seattle.
Guide to Skagit Valley Tulip Festival From April 1 - 30, the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival will celebrate the beauty of daffodils, tulips and springtime. The bloom schedule is up to Mother Nature, but even now there are rows of yellow daffodils to see and fun activities for the whole month of April!
Best of U-Pick Apples in WA According to the Washington State Apple Commission, the 2011-2012 apple crop in the state could be the third largest ever! That means those dreamy thoughts of apple pie, caramel apples and apple cider can come true! Here are some of the places you can go to pick your own Washington apples, and you don't have to venture too far from Seattle.
Best of This Weekend, April 22-24