Stories tagged: Skagit River
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 5, 2016, 3:51 P.M.
Man drowns in Skagit River while trying to retrieve boat
Authorities say a man in his 50s drowned in Skagit River after he slipped while trying to retrieve his boat northeast of Seattle.
THURSDAY, JUNE 18, 2015
Tour Deshais: Water, water everywhere, and only 8 liters to drink
IONE, Washington – When my day begins, I load my bike with eight liters of water in four different vessels. That’s almost 18 pounds.
TUESDAY, JULY 15, 2014, 9:14 A.M.
Officials: I-5 bridge collapse caused by regulatory failures
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The National Transportation Safety Board says that insufficient route planning, a distracted pilot driver and an inadequate permitting process by the state of Washington all played …
FRIDAY, JUNE 7, 2013, 6:37 A.M.
I-5 detours increases crashes in Mount Vernon
MOUNT VERNON, Wash. — Detoured traffic from the collapsed I-5 Skagit River bridge has led to an increase in crashes in Mount Vernon.
UPDATED: FRIDAY, MAY 24, 2013, 9:06 A.M.
Wash. I-5 bridge collapse caused by oversize load
MOUNT VERNON, Wash. — A truck carrying an oversize load struck a bridge on the major thoroughfare between Seattle and Canada, sending a section of the span and two vehicles …
UPDATED: THURSDAY, MAY 23, 2013, 9:50 P.M.
Authorities: No fatalities in I-5 bridge collapse
MOUNT VERNON, Wash. — The Washington State Patrol says the Interstate 5 bridge over the Skagit River at Mount Vernon has collapsed, dumping vehicles and people into the water.