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Best Road Trips in WA November 9 – 12

Just a short trip from Seattle, you can see other parts of our beautiful state. Take part in a festival, Veteran’s Day parade or other fun activity for your family. Just hop in the car and go!

11/07/2012

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Coal Fight Heats Up Near Bellingham

The fight over a coal export terminal proposed near Bellingham is heating up, as hundreds turned out Saturday for the first of several public hearings on the project.

10/27/2012

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Best Weekend Road Trip Adventures in WA October 19 – 21

Get your Oom Pah on and head out to an Oktoberfest, or one of the other fun festivals happening just a short drive from Seattle this weekend!

10/16/2012

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Woman In Wheelchair Caught On Fire After Having Cigarette

Embers from a cigarette ignited a blanket a woman had wrapped around herself as she smoked outside Sunday in Spokane in her wheelchair.

10/08/2012

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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

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

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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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Former Ambassador Crocker Arrested in DUI

Former U.S. ambassador Ryan Crocker is facing hit-and-run and drunken driving charges in Washington state after striking a semi-truck when he tried to make a right turn from the left lane, authorities said Thursday.

The 63-year-old Spokane native registered a .160 blood-alcohol content — twice the legal limit — and a .152 in successive breath tests when was arrested Aug. 14 in Spokane Valley, Washington State Patrol Trooper Troy Briggs said.

CBS Seattle–08/23/2012

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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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Guide to WA State Train Museums

For those who love trains, Washington state is filled with American railroad history. Part of the unexplored West, Washington became a huge part of shipping grain and other goods by rail. Come see and experience what life was like well over a century ago at these interactive train museums.

07/18/2012

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