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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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Obama money stop to snarl traffic in Portland
Obama money stop to snarl traffic in Portland (Photo by Sara D. Davis/Getty Images)
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Obama Fundraiser To Snarl Traffic in Portland – Huge Delays Expected

Because he is in town to attend a fundraiser, the President is going to potentially affect several hundred thousand drivers and commuters Thursday and Friday.

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Are arlines selling your information to third-party vendors?
Are arlines selling your information to third-party vendors? (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
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Are Airlines Selling Your Personal Information to Third-Parties?

As if traveling isn't stressful enough, with the TSA clown show,  delayed flights, rate increases, crowded airplanes, and more. Now comes the revelation that many airlines might be potentially making you a target for ID theft.

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Noel Hendrickson
Noel Hendrickson
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5 Best Ways to Make Family Car Trips Endurable

I plan to take a couple family road trips this summer. We all love vacationing, but sometimes those hours in the car aren't pleasant. Here are 5 ideas to make the trip better (at least for you).

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No it won't be 200. But 75 in certain areas.
No it won't be 200. But 75 in certain areas. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
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Gov. Inslee Vetoes Most of 75-MPH Speed Limit Bill – UPDATE

After passing the House and Senate by unanimous votes, Gov. Inslee is expected this week to sign off on a bill that will allow the State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) to raise the speed limit on certain stretches of road to 75 mph. (NO NOT 200 - we just did that for fun in picture)

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Trying to turn left off 28th onto Lewis towards Blue Bridge
Trying to turn left off 28th onto Lewis towards Blue Bridge (Townsquare media image)
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Which Intersection in Pasco REALLY Needs a Turn Light?

We all have sore spots when it comes to certain intersections or streets we travel on in the Mid-Columbia. But this one is fast becoming a serious irritation.

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Fox Photos/Getty Images
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Best Ghost Towns Near the Mid Columbia

I would love to take my kids to a ghost town this summer and do a shootout with some fake guns. We'll probably go to Garnet, Montana. It's a great, touristy ghost down about 4 hours from Coeur d'Alene -- exactly what I'm looking for. Here's a long list of other ghost towns within 2-3 hours:

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