McKinney gets nod for new truck plant with potential jobs on the way | Dallas News

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.

Source: McKinney gets nod for new truck plant with potential jobs on the way | Dallas News

[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.]

Lamborghini among several exotic cars busted going 100+ mph on way to Spokane car show | KOMO

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.

Source: Lamborghini among several exotic cars busted going 100+ mph on way to Spokane car show | KOMO

[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.]

Predicting the future: Tolling will start in your driveway | MyNorthwest.com

Former Washington State Department of Transportation Secretary Doug MacDonald predicts we’ll need tolling on every road in the future.

Source: Predicting the future: Tolling will start in your driveway

[Ed.: This is when freedom-loving people need to rise up and destroy the machine.]

City of Spokane serves up eviction notice to homeless feeding program | Spokesman-Review

Blessings Under the Bridge – the nonprofit organization that provides free meals under the Interstate 90 bridge every Wednesday evening – has been told by the city of Spokane to find a new location within 120 days.

Source: City of Spokane serves up eviction notice to Blessings Under the Bridge homeless feeding program

World’s first light rail on a floating bridge: For I-90, Sound Transit had to invent ‘a brilliant solution’ | The Seattle Times

Sound Transit’s consultants have invented a flexing track connection, using earthquake science, to safely move future light-rail trains on the I‑90 floating bridge.

Source: World’s first light rail on a floating bridge: For I-90, Sound Transit had to invent ‘a brilliant solution’ | The Seattle Times

[Ed.: We say that the Sound Transit Board should be the test passengers across this thing on its maiden voyage and let’s make that during a November wind storm. The margins for being wrong are miniscule and the consequences are death and destruction.]

Workers evacuated after tunnel collapse at nuclear facility in Washington | MyNorthwest.com

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — A portion of a tunnel containing buried rail cars full of radioactive waste collapsed Tuesday at a sprawling storage facility in a remote area of Washington state, forcing an evacuation of some workers at the site that made plutonium for nuclear weapons for decades after World War II.

Source: Workers evacuated after tunnel collapse at nuclear facility in Washington

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