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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 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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Crews Continue Battle Against Wenatchee Fire

Firefighters working overnight to protect homes from a 500-acre wildfire near Wenatchee prevented any more structures from being lost, a spokesman said Monday.

CBS Seattle–09/10/2012

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Best of the September Harvest Festivals in WA

With the coming of fall, the air gets crisp, the leaves turn, the pumpkins ripen, and there are celebrations to be had! Here are some of our September favorites.

09/07/2012

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WA State Politicians Draw from Excess Campaign Cash

With their excess campaign cash, politicians in Washington state often return money to donors, forward it to their political party, or donate it to charity. Some, however, decide to use the funds for other things: alcohol, iPads or auto repairs.

08/27/2012

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Best WA Whitewater Rafting Adventures

With lots of mountain snowpack, rivers that both flow lazily and roar with whitewater, Washington state has the water, nature and fun to take you on your next rafting adventure!

08/15/2012

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Best U-Pick Peaches in Washington

It’s time for those yellow, fuzzy, juicy peaches! We’ve waited all year for peach cobbler, peach ice cream and peach pie! Washington grows some of the most delectable peach varieties, too! Whether it’s at the market or in the orchard, here are places you can go to pick a pail of peaches!

08/10/2012

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Best Places for U-Pick Cherries in WA

Washington is the largest supplier of cherries in the United States, and exports them to places like China, Korea, Australia, Brazil and Japan. July is the perfect month for picking this gorgeous (and tasty) Washington fruit! Here are some of our favorite u-pick spots.

07/02/2012

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WA Alcoa Plant Celebrates 60 Years

The Pacific Northwest aluminum industry supplied roughly 40 percent of the nation’s aluminum in its heyday in the 1980s, with 10 plants producing the pliable, lightweight metal for everything from war planes to soda cans. Alcoa is offering free plant tours Saturday to celebrate the 60th anniversary.

06/22/2012

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Best Weekend Road Trips in WA June 8 – 10

Strawberries, Prospectors, the Wenatchee River and Flag Day…. all reasons for a weekend filled with festivals and celebrations! Hop in the car and head out of Seattle to catch one or more of these great events.

06/05/2012

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