Truckers told KOIN 6 News getting a permit for an overloaded truck is not a problem for big companies in Washington. They simply file online.
In southwest Washington, there are about 12 deficient and obsolete bridges, and officials considered closing some of them because of height and weight restrictions.
Most people can’t imagine what it was like for the three people who fell into the Skagit River when a bridge along I-5 collapsed Thursday night. But Melissa Borgaard can.
The collapse of the I-5 bridge over the Skagit River at Mount Vernon and rescue efforts, Thursday, May 23, 2013.
A 17-year-old was arrested after authorities received a tip he was planning to blow up West Albany High School.
The collapse of the bridge Thursday into the Skagit River occurred about 1,200 yards west of where another bridge collapsed 110 years earlier.
The truck was hauling an oversized load of drilling equipment destined for Vancouver, Wash.
In a letter, the group asked, “If we had thousands of dollars, could we pay for a squad of police to wear clown suits?”
Built in the 1920s and remodeled in the 1970s, Powell’s Books is about to get a seismic upgrade.
The apparel giant announced it would donate $1 million in footwear and apparel for tornado relief efforts.