Snoqualmie Pass Open Both Directions

Traction Tires Advised

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SNOQUALMIE PASS, WA - Snoqualmie Pass is back fully open.  Some of the exits are blocked with several feet of snow though.  If you're headed straight through to North Bend or beyond, it shouldn't be a problem.  The Washington State Department of Transportation recommends you don't drive with less than traction tires, and oversize loads are prohibited.

Weather for the Lewis-Clark Valley, Palouse, and Camas Prairie brought to you by Nez Perce Express.

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LEWIS-CLARK VALLEY

This Morning A chance of rain and snow before 9am, then a chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 40. Calm wind becoming southeast around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%. Little or no snow accumulation expected

Hate Snow? Head To Kamiah

Area Sheltered From Most Of The Storms

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KAMIAH, ID - If you're getting sick of the snow, you should head into the mountains.  Usually that statement doesn't make sense, but today Kamiah has less snow than the LC Valley.  Most roads in our area are considered slick at best with high winds in some areas to go with it.

Voters Approve Asotin EMS Levy

Continuation Of Old Levy Rate

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ASOTIN, WA – Voters in Asotin have said “yes” to the continuation of a levy that will keep emergency medical personnel in their town with paramedics close by.  In last night’s election, nearly 73% of voters approved the Emergency Medical Service levy.  The levy continues the same rate that taxpayers were already paying.  Last year voters turned the levy down.  In a previous interview Mayor Vickki Bonfield said she had heard from a lot of voters that they were confused and thought it was a new levy on top of the current one. 

Snoqualmie Pass Still Closed

Reassessed at 9am

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SNOQUALMIE PASS, WA - Not much has changed in the last 24 hours except for another pile of snow on top of what was already there.  The Washington State Department of Transportation has kept the pass closed since Monday evening.  The concern is avalanches to go with poor driving conditions.  Some DOT workers say it's the worst they've seen in 20 years.

Guy Bennett Now Hiring: LUMBER GRADER

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Sawmill seeking a lumber grader.  Preference will be given to applicants with previous mill experience and certification through a lumber association such as WWPA or TP.  Excellent wage and benefit package.  Applicants must have a high school diploma or GED and a valid driver’s license.  We offer a generous compensation package including health and dental insurance and 401(k) plan with employer match.

Snoqualmie Pass Closed

4 Feet Of Snow In 24 hrs.

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SNOQUALMIE PASS, WA - The pass is closed and will be until things change considerably.  “We haven’t seen monumental snow accumulation like this in over 20 years,” said Harry Nelson, WSDOT maintenance superintendent. “We are literally digging our way out of all this snow so that we can get it back open for drivers.” 

Proposed Bill Permits Marijuana Delivery

Sellers Would Have To Pay An Extra Fee To The State

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OLYMPIA, WA – If a bill goes through the Washington State legislature, you won’t have to go anywhere to get your pot.  House Bill 1358 would make it legal to deliver marijuana.  The delivery would be legal to any business already licensed to sell marijuana.  It won’t just be openly legal though, businesses will have to pay a fee to have the endorsement put on their license to sell marijuana. 

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