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When is the busiest time to drive Memorial Day Weekend?
If you don't see a highway listed on a certain day, that means WSDOT does not expect significant backups.
Sat May 18, 2013
Columbia Hills State Park is a Gorge wonder
'Gems of Our Washington State Parks' series profiles a park with history, artifacts and eye-popping scenery in the Columbia River Gorge.
Thu May 16, 2013
Washington Policy Center
Senators may meet via teleconference during special session; remote...
While there isn't much news coming out of Olympia since the Special Session started on Monday there is one development that could hold huge implications for citizens going forward.
Fri May 10, 2013
Rock Blasting on I-90 east of Snoqualmie Pass
The Washington State Department of Transportation and contractor crews will close I-90 in both directions starting at a new time next week from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Monday, May 13 through Thursday, May 16.
PNW Local News
Body of Renton dentist lost in avalanche is found on Snoqualmie Pass
The body of Dr. Mitch Hungate, a long-time Renton dentist, was found by searchers on Granite Mountain on Snoqualmie Pass early Wednesday morning.
Wed May 08, 2013
Snoqualmie Valley Record
Wildlife Watch report shows growing interest in 'citizen science' on Snoqualmie Pass highway
Launched in November 2010, I-90 Wildlife Watch is a citizen-based wildlife monitoring project that invites motorists to report wildlife sightings along I-90 in the Snoqualmie Pass region of Washington.
Rescue team locates body of hiker killed in Snoqualmie Pass avalanche
SNOQUALMIE PASS, Wash. - The King County sheriff's office says a search and rescue team has located the body of a hiker who was killed in an avalanche last month at Granite Mountain near Snoqualmie Pass.
Officials find body of Renton dentist killed in April avalanche
King County officials found the body of Renton dentist Mitch Hungate on Wednesday morning, nearly a month after he went missing in an avalanche on Granite Mountain near Snoqualmie Pass.
Tue May 07, 2013
Woes continue with EFR's dispatch center
NORCOM, the emergency dispatch system that provides service to 14 fire districts, including Eastside Fire & Rescue, couldn't wait any longer for the long-promised new software from New World.
Sun May 05, 2013
May 6 rock blasting closure could keep Snoqualmie Pass closed for hours
The winter-like weather on Interstate 90 over Snoqualmie Pass caused crews to cancel the extended rock blasting closure planned earlier this week.
Thu May 02, 2013
New Brewery & More Coming to The Pass
Someone is planning to open a brewery at Snoqualmie Pass. You probably think that is a rather strange location for a brewery, but the folks at DRU BRU know something you don't. Compared to many other mountain destinations, Snoqualmie Pass remains largely underdeveloped.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
National Heritage Area for our Greenway: What's up, Doc?
The Mountains to Sound Greenway project, which rescued the I-90 Snoqualmie Pass corridor from becoming a mountain slum, would be recognized as Washington's first National Heritage Area under legislation newly introduced in Congress by the bipartisan team of Republican Rep.
Snow delays Snoqualmie Pass construction
Spring snow has delayed construction work on Interstate 90 on Snoqualmie Pass. The Transportation Department says more than a foot of snow fell Monday, forcing crews to cancel plans for rock blasting Tuesday night.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
High winds in Eastern Washington, snow in Cascades
Chains are required on Interstate 90 over Snoqualmie Pass Monday morning because of snow.
In our View: Deceptive nature of snow: The silent avalanche threat
It's one of nature's dangerous contradictions: as spring brightens life down here, the conditions grow deadly in the mountains.
Sun Apr 28, 2013
Rock blasting on May 1 could keep Snoqualmie Pass closed for multiple hours
One of the four rock-blasting closures planned for next week on I-90 near Snoqualmie Pass could result in a closure lasting up to four hours.
Tue Apr 23, 2013
Search for Renton dentist lost in avalanche expected on Friday
The search could resume Friday for Dr. Mitch Hungate, who was killed in an avalanche on Snoqualmie Pass April 13, according to the King County Sheriff's Office.
How they voted in Olympia 4/23
House Bill 1864 is the House version of the Transportation Budget that makes appropriations for state transportation agencies and programs for 2013-15, as well as supplemental and revised appropriations for the 2011-13 biennium.