North Cascades Highway http://www.kplu.org en After Rockslides and Mudslides, North Cascades Highway Reopens http://www.kplu.org/post/after-rockslides-and-mudslides-north-cascades-highway-reopens <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.199999809265137px; line-height: 15px;">The Washington Transportation Department reopened the North Cascades Highway at noon Thursday, after the second closure this summer due to mud and rock slides.</p><p> Thu, 12 Sep 2013 19:21:28 +0000 The Associated Press 9986 at http://www.kplu.org After Rockslides and Mudslides, North Cascades Highway Reopens Mass: Typical Seattle Summer Weather to Make Glorious Return http://www.kplu.org/post/mass-typical-seattle-summer-weather-make-glorious-return <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Hang in there—the feel of Seattle's great summers is coming back this weekend. &nbsp;</span></p><p>The autumn-like weather we’ve been having this week will yield to more typical summer fare, with blue skies in the afternoons and temperatures in the 70s, says KPLU weather expert Cliff Mass.</p><p> Fri, 16 Aug 2013 17:03:45 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 9649 at http://www.kplu.org Mass: Typical Seattle Summer Weather to Make Glorious Return Mudslides Keep North Cascades Highway Closed http://www.kplu.org/post/mudslides-keep-north-cascades-highway-closed <p style="margin-bottom: 1.5em; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); line-height: 18px;">Washington's Department of Transportation doesn't know yet what day the North Cascades Highway will reopen. Intense thunderstorms over the weekend unleashed eight mudslides that have closed the northernmost route across the Cascade Range.</p><p style="margin-bottom: 1.5em; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); line-height: 18px;">WSDOT spokesman Jeff Adamson says optimism is rising now that big bulldozers and other heavy equipment has arrived. He says his agency awarded an emergency contract Monday night to get more muscle on scene.</p><p> Tue, 13 Aug 2013 19:36:22 +0000 Tom Banse 9615 at http://www.kplu.org Mudslides Keep North Cascades Highway Closed North Cascades Highway to reopen this week http://www.kplu.org/post/north-cascades-highway-reopen-week <p>For nearly six months, western Washingtonians who wanted to drive to Winthrop, Okanagan and other north central Washington locations have had to make an extra-long road trip, sometimes adding hundreds of miles to their journey. And vice-versa.</p><p>That will change very soon. Mon, 23 May 2011 19:32:47 +0000 Gary Crawford & The Associated Press 1646 at http://www.kplu.org North Cascades Highway to reopen this week