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Chinook Pass Opens in Time for Weekend Travel

Crews opened Chinook Pass at 10 a.m. on Friday, May 17. It’s safe to say drivers can make travel plans over State Route 410 this weekend.

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SR 410 Chinook Pass Reopens in Time for Major Travel Weekend

CHINOOK PASS – Crews are gearing up to reopen Chinook Pass on Friday, May 17. It’s fairly safe to say drivers can make travel plans over State Route 410 this weekend.

Washington State Department of Transportation maintenance crews will reopen the east gate to Chinook Pass at Morse Creek, five miles east of the summit at 10 a

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WSDOT Crew Geared Up to Clear Chinook Pass

Springtime cues crews up to Chinook Pass. After a careful assessment last week, Washington State Department of Transportation maintenance workers began clearing the 5,430-foot pass. Each year crews blast, plow and blow their way through 20 to 30 feet of snow to clear the highway

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Crews Begin Clearing Chinook Pass

After a careful assessment last week, Washington State Department of Transportation maintenance workers began clearing the 5,430-foot pass.

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Chinook and Cayuse Passes Now Closed for the Year

Highway crews closed Chinook and Cayuse  passes early Monday morning after multiple snow slides. After further inspection, maintenance and avalanche teams decided to close the passes for the rest of the season.

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New Section of State Route 410 Finally Open

Crews opened a new stretch of State Route 410 Thursday, nearly three years after a landslide destroyed part of the highway and cut off direct access between Chinook Pass and the town of Naches. For the residents who live along this scenic byway, it’s been a costly few years, spending time and money driving up to 20 minutes on the detour

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Looking for this Fun Weekend! Head to Yakima’s Upper Valley

If you're looking for something to do this weekend don't forget about the Upper Valley Rally on Saturday. The Naches Valley Chamber of Commerce and the Yakima Greenway are hosting the event that will include a car show, a 22 mile bike ride, an Apple Bin Race, a 5k run and a BBQ contest

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Search And Rescue Unhook A Man Hanging On A Cable

A 26-year-old man was rescued May 13 after he was caught hanging on a cable over the Naches River. Yakima County Sheriff's deputies say member of the Yakima Search and Rescue Water Response Team along with members of the tech rescue team had to rig a pulley system and a rescue line to get to the man

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WSDOT Crews Start Clearing Efforts on Cayuse and Chinook Passes

 

Drivers can look forward to more travel options by the end of May

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