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Stage 1 Burn Ban In Effect In Yakima County This Weekend
A Stage 1 burn ban throughout all of Yakima County will be in effect beginning today as of 4 p.m.
The ban will be reevaluated on Sunday.
The use of fireplaces, fireplace inserts and wood stoves is prohibited unless it is a certified heating device or the only source of heat for the occupant...
Highway 12 Near Gleed Closed After Semi Rollover [PHOTO]
The Washington State Department of Transportation has issued the following statement regarding a semi rollover this morning on U.S. Highway 12:
"Eastbound at milepost 198 near Old Naches Highway remains closed during the semi recovery operations, Washington State Patrol has maintained the de…
Yakima Air Terminal Closes Again [UPDATED]
The Yakima Air Terminal -- which closed Tuesday evening because of dangerously icy conditions, then reopened Wednesday afternoon -- has closed again, according to the city of Yakima.
All flights to and from the airport have been canceled until at least Thursday morning, a city news release …
Is It Legal to Pass a Snowplow in Washington?
Being a mom with kids who are involved in several activities means that I do a lot of driving. Driving in crummy weather.
As I was making my third trip to Naches the other night to take my daughter to basketball practice, I encountered two snowplows doing their thing down Highway 12.
WSDOT Closes Chinook, Cayuse Passes for the Season
It's that time of year again -- Chinook and Cayuse passes on State Routes 410 and 123 in Mount Rainier National Park have closed for the season, the Washington State Department of Transportation announced this morning (Nov. 29).
State crews had temporarily closed the passes last week, just …
Heavy Rain, Strong Winds Predicted for Western Washington
SEATTLE (AP) — Forecasters say a series of storms bringing rain and damaging wind will hit Western Washington Wednesday night through Sunday.
The National Weather Service in Seattle says the heaviest rain is predicted for Thursday and Saturday with over three inches of rain expected in Seattle.…

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