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The only traffic cams we have in Tri-Cities
The only traffic cams we have in Tri-Cities (WSDOT)
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School Zone Traffic Cameras Possibly Coming to Spokane

The City Council of Spokane plans to vote next Monday night if they should take the final step, and install radar-triggered traffic cameras in school zones in August.  Could they be headed out way? Currently, the only traffic cams we have are from the WSDOT on the Blue Bridge.

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Beat the Heat and Take a Day Hike at Mount Rainier [VIDEO]

The Mid Columbia will be scorching hot for the next few weeks with temperatures in the triple digits. Mount Rainier National Park will be clear and cool with highs in the upper 70s to mid 80s - the perfect day trip getaway to beat the heat and it's only 2 hours and 45 minutes away.

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Sewer line break closes Edison at Canal
Sewer line break closes Edison at Canal (City of Kennewick)
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Broken Sewer Line Cause of Edison Street Closure in Kennewick

Drivers used to utilizing the Edison Street on ramp to get onto Highway 240 heading to Pasco will be delayed, and sent East or West for a few days.

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Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner
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Plane’s Vertical Takeoff Will Blow You (Up, Up and) Away

This was no ordinary flight.

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Oregon approves some consumer pumping, but not everywhere
Oregon approves some consumer pumping, but not everywhere (Photo by Mark Renders/Getty Images)
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Oregon Senate Approves Self-Serve Gas Stations, But There’s a Catch

Before you get too excited about the Oregon State Senate signing off an finally approving self-pumping gas stations, there's a catch.   Actually lots of them.

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State Route 195
State Route 195 (Washington State Department of Transportation)
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WA Highway That ‘Exploded’ Due to Heat Nothing New, Say Experts

Many people had never seen this happen, but apparently in other parts of the country that experience extreme heat, it does.

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FogStock,Aisha Harley
FogStock,Aisha Harley
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10 Worst Summer Vacation Ideas

Take the family to Mt. Rainier, Silverwood Theme Park, the Oregon Coast, Disneyland, Yellowstone or even Europe. Don't do these five things. They sound like a ton of fun but will make you feel like you wasted your money

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Click it Or Ticket Patrols begin May 18
Click it Or Ticket Patrols begin May 18 (Washington State Patrol)
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Click It or Ticket Emphasis Patrols Begin May 18 Mid-Columbia

According to the Washington State Traffic Safety Commission, another round of emphasis patrols in the Columbia Basin will focus on unbuckled drivers, but an additional emphasis has been added.

 

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Craig Mitchelldyer, Getty Images
Craig Mitchelldyer, Getty Images
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Oregon Named No. 1 Summer Vacation Spot (Plus My 10 Favorite Spots)

 

A travel expert says Oregon is America's No. 1 best destination for summer vacations. Here's a couple of my favorites: 

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Doug Pensinger, Getty Images
Doug Pensinger, Getty Images
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Kids, Don’t Move to Portland! Top 5 Reasons

Portland is attracting the millennial generation like crazy. Kids, I know Portland is hip and fun, but here are 5 really good reasons you don't want to move there.

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