Transportation

North Cascades Highway Reopens Ahead of Schedule

State Route 20 – the North Cascades Highway – reopened for 2017 at 11 a.m. yesterday. Opening for the upcoming summer season not only provides drivers another option to cross the Cascades but reconnects US Bike Route 10 between Skagit and Okanogan counties. WSDOT crews were able to speed up the projected eight week reopening with…

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North Cascades Highway Set to Reopen Tomorrow

For many it seemed like the winter weather might never end, after record rain and snow pounded the state and delayed the reopening of State Route 20/North Cascades Highway. Finally, warmer temperatures, warm rain and sun arrived and should allow crews to reopen the road well ahead of the Memorial Day weekend. Dan Langager reports.

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Pledges, Donations Helping Prospects of San Francisco Flight from Pangborn Airport

Craig Larsen, Business & Economic Development at the Port of Chelan County, joins Chris Hansen in the KOHO studio to talk about an initiative underway to get service to San Francisco from Pangborn Memorial Airport. They’re taking pledges and donations from local agencies, businesses and residents to match grant funding to secure those flights. Learn…

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AAA Study Says Infrastructure Improvements Would Decrease Traffic Accidents, Deaths

Key roadway improvements have the potential to save 63,700 lives and prevent 353,500 serious injuries over a 20-year period, according to a new report from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. With the U.S. ranked nearly last among high-income nations in annual traffic fatalities, which continue to rise, AAA is urging the Trump Administration to make…

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