LYNNWOOD, Wash. – Three high school students were killed and a fourth was injured after an SUV slammed into a parked semi trailer in Lynnwood early Wednesday morning. The three people who were killed were students at Jackson High School in Mill Creek. The survivor is a student at Cascade High School, the Everett School District says.
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A woman in a crosswalk was hit by a car and dragged 100 feet down North 51st Street in Ruston Sunday. The driver who hit her had just been involved in another accident.
Seattle-based PACCAR Inc. has reached a preliminary agreement to build a 130,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in McKinney, the city’s economic development agency says. The $20 million project will create about 200 jobs.
[Ed.: Gov. Inslee, If Seattle’s such a great place to do business then why did PACCAR decide on building a new plant a half a continent away? Because everything about the business climate in Washington State has declined or never was very good.]
KITTITAS COUNTY, Wash. (KOMO) – It’s a day Washington State Patrol troopers will be talking about with their colleagues for quite some time, busting several exotic cars for speeding along I-90 as they made their way to a car show in Spokane Wednesday afternoon.
[Ed.: Wasn’t too long ago that officers going to a conference on the east side of the state were tagged by a Washington State Patrol plane as exceeding the speed limit by more than 20mph and they didn’t get tickets even though they were not using lights and sirens.
When will the nanny state abate? If you’ve ever driven across the state you’ll agree that a 60mph speed limit is ridiculous and should be raised like it is in Montana. If the editorial staff had a Lambo or a Bugatti Veyron EB we agree that we’d be out east on I-90 getting tickets right now.]
[Ed.: This is when freedom-loving people need to rise up and destroy the machine.]
Two people were sent to the hospital with life-threatening injuries after a serious crash on Highway 99, according to South King Fire.
[Ed.: Another 91,000 to go…]
Potholes in Bellingham-area streets and roads are the worst they’ve been in years after an especially cold winter, according to Whatcom County and Bellingham city officials. Michael Olinger, Bellingham’s superintendent of maintenance, said the number of Bellingham potholes has increased over the last five to seven years. Most of the potholes have formed on streets that were already in need of some form of maintenance.
Shoulder driving on I-405 will begin north of the SR 527 on-ramp in Bothell and extend two miles to I-5 in Lynnwood.
Washington state has the most lax felony DUI law in the country, among the 46 states that have felony laws against drinking and driving.