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Best Day Trips For Under $100 In The Seattle Area

Nestled between the Cascade Mountains to the east and Puget Sound on the west, the Seattle area is filled with opportunities for day trips under $100.

CBS Seattle–06/28/2013

Problem Arises Over New ‘Barefoot Bandit’ Charge

There’s a problem with one of the two new charges filed against the ‘Barefoot Bandit’ in Washington state: He already pleaded guilty to it.

CBS Seattle–02/25/2013

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Son Says Author Richard Bach Improving After WA Plane Crash

Best-selling author Richard Bach suffered a head injury and broken shoulder after his single-engine amphibious aircraft clipped power lines Friday afternoon about three miles west of Friday Harbor Airport in Washington state.

09/03/2012

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Best Road Trip Adventures July 20 – 22

From berries to blues, fairs to ’50s sock hops and lots more in between, there’s no slowing down when it comes to Summertime fun in WA! Here are some of our favorite adventures this weekend.

07/16/2012

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Best Weekend Road Trips in WA July 13 – 15

Ready to get out of town this weekend? Whether it’s noshing, sailing, aviation, garden touring, art festivals, or beer and wine tasting (did we mention noshing?), there’s plenty to do in Washington state!

07/10/2012

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Best Weekend Road Trips in WA July 6 – 8

The Fourth may be over by Saturday, but summer fun has just begun! Head to more firework displays, festivals, art shows, marketplaces and farmland excitement for you and the kids! It’s all just a car ride away.

07/03/2012

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Guide to Fremont Festival and Other Summer Solstice Celebrations

It’s the 41st annual Fremont Fair, celebrating all the fun and funkiness of the Summer Solstice! Join in over Father’s Day weekend, and don’t for get the Solstice Trail Run, Skandia Midsommarfest, Orcas Island Solstice Celebration or Astrological Reading to fill your month of June with activities!

05/21/2012

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Guide to the Best “Glamping” Sites in WA

The word “glamping” means glamourous camping. Don’t want to pack up a tent, coolers of food, and come home smelling like a camp fire? Head to one of these opulent camping sites in Washington where you can get gourmet food, turn down service and fun camping activities in the beauty of the Northwest!

04/25/2012

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Best WA Wildflower Hikes

Little crocuses are beginning to bloom, giving away the first signs of spring. During spring and summer, Washington’s wildflowers are a beautiful sight for photographers, campers and hikers.

03/09/2012

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Guide to Most Unique Hotels in WA

Want to get away for a unique hotel experience? How about a lighthouse, a cavern, a treehouse or a castle? Washington is filled with beautiful history and unique hotel destinations that are only a float plane, ferry or car ride away.

02/07/2012

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