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Progress Made in Eastern Washington Fires

Fire crews battling the Mile Marker 28 fire near Satus Pass say Thursday's winds helped blow some of the flames back into interior sections of the fire and keep the fire within fire lines.

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Highway 97 Open but Battle Continues

The battle continues today for about 1,300 firefighters trying to douse flames in the Mile Marker 28 Fire burning near Goldendale that's now 65 percent contained.

Firefighters are aiming for next Tuesday for full containment

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Highway 97 Closure Leads to Confusion

As crews continue to battle the "Mile Marker 28 Fire," Highway 97 from Toppenish to Goldendale remains closed indefinitely.

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Satus Pass Fire Continues to Grow

The Washington State Department of Transportation says US 97 over Satus Pass will not reopen AGAIN today due to heavy smoke and poor visibility.

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Fire Shuts Down Highway 97

Firefighters continue to battle a big wildfire that’s closed Highway 97 between Toppenish and Goldendale.

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13 Pounds of Marijuana Found in the Truck of a Yakima Man’s Car During a Traffic Stop

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. (AP) — Oregon State Police say they found 13 pounds of marijuana in the trunk of a car driven by a Washington state man near Klamath Falls. The driver, Samuel Alcalan of Yakima, Wash

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Washington DOT Highway 97 Project Completion Pushed Back to Fall 2013

Earlier this year, The Washington State Department of Transportation began replacing the Satus Creek Bridge and realigning US 97. The construction brought immediate delays to  anyone traveling in this area

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Woman Struck by a Car While Walking Along Highway

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A car struck a 68-year-old woman while she was walking along Highway 97 a mile south of Union Gap. Washington State Patrol troopers say Maxine Rippy was walking northbound at about 5:30 last night, when she ran into the roadway and was struck by a vehicle driven by a 38-year-old Yakima man who was not injured. Rippy was taken to a Yakima hospital.

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US 97 Closed Overnight for Satus Creek Bridge Construction

US 97 will be closed to through traffic from Goldendale to Toppenish starting at 10 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 19, through 5 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 20 as the Washington State Department of Transportation and its contractor set girders on the new Satus Creek Bridge

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Highway 97 Roadwork Continues Through The Summer

Crews working on the US 97 Butler Creek Wildlife Connectivity project nine miles north of Goldendale shifted all traffic to a temporary bypass road on Tuesday.

Drivers can expect narrow lanes and a width restriction while traveling the bypas

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