winter

Yakima holiday travelers get a timely reminder
This morning's treacherously icy roads are a good pre-Christmas reminder for holiday travelers: If you want to get where you're going safely, check the conditions, allow plenty of time and slow down.
That's the Washington State Department of Transportation's advice, anyway...
Mild Winter Lets Road Crews Start Clearing Passes Early
OLYMPIA (AP) -- After a mild winter with relatively little snowfall, road crews are already getting to work clearing some of Washington's mountain passes.
The state Department of Transportation says work's underway to clear Chinook Pass on State Route 410 and Cayuse Pass on State Route 123.…