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The latest news around the Northwest! If you hear of or see any newsworthy event feel free to share it with us. HERE or call 509-888-2020

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Washington Health Insurers Rates Climb 22.3 % Next Year

OLYMPIA, Wash. - Eleven health insurers filed 71 health plans for Washington state’s 2018 individual and family health insurance market, with an average proposed rate increase of 22.3 percent.  Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler voiced his concerns...
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Lessons of Glissading with Steve Smith

NCWLIFE Channel's Eric Granstrom was joined recently by Steve Smith, a mountain climber who survived falling into a snow hole in the Enchantment Mountains of North Central Washington while "glissading."  The video above is...
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Rock Island Brush Fire Closes SR-28

(Rock Island, WA)...State Route 28 near Rock Island was closed for nearly an hour today as crews battled a brush fire in Douglas County. The call came out around 3:30 p.m. of a quickly...
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Glissading Perils And Pitfalls

(Leavenworth, WA)...Steve Smith is the Climbing Education Manager for the Mountaineer Club, an organization that’s been around for 111-years in the Pacific Northwest. He recently wrote about his amazing survival story of falling down...
Paraglide rescued

Paraglider Rescued From Grant County mountain cliff

A paraglider has been rescued after being stranded on a cliff on the north face of the Saddle Mountains in west-central Grant County. The woman, whose age and hometown were not specified, became stranded on...
Free Fishing

Go Free Fishing This Weekend

Washington State Fish and Wildlife announces free fishing this weekend Each year, thousands of Washingtonians go fishing – legally – without a license on “Free Fishing Weekend,” scheduled for June 10-11. During those two days, no...
Ground collapsed

Saturated Ground Collapsed in Okanogan County

Okanogan County Emergency Management officials report a large area of saturated ground collapsed in the Chiliwist Road area near Twisp. Emergency Management Director Maurice Goodall Shared with NCWLIFE News that it happened seven miles...
Expect Delays

Expect Delays Next Week on I-90 Snoquamie Pass

You can expect delays with planned road construction now in full swing on I-90 between North Bend and Ellensburg as your tax dollars (WSDOT) make repairs to several bridge decks, replace deteriorating sections of...
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Large fire near Potholes Reservoir destroys two buildings, RVs

POTHOLES RESERVOIR - A fire Wednesday night has destroyed two structures and RVs in the community of Marine View Heights about 12 miles south of Moses Lake. Fire units from districts 10 and 11 were...
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Fatal Glider Plane Crash Near Ephrata

Grant County Sheriff Tom Jones reports a 64-year-old Richland man was killed in a glider crash Friday afternoon May 26 about eight miles west of Ephrata. The Sheriff says Kyle Roberson was piloting an Alexander Schleicher...

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