Drifting snow closes US 2 near Waterville, accidents reported in Grant County

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Drifting Snow
Drifting Snow

WATERVILLE – Blowing and drifting snow caused a traffic mess in the Waterville Plateau and Columbia Basin yesterday and the hazardous conditions closed US Two between Waterville and Mansfield overnight.

Officials in Grant County reported numerous weather related accidents and Deputies were out all night responding to trapped and abandoned vehicles.  Officials were happy to report there were no casualties.

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Steve Hair is a 40-year veteran broadcast journalist who comes to NCW LIFE TV after a long career in radio. Steve and his wife Lynette and their three sons moved to the Wenatchee Valley from Central California in 1992. Steve served as News Director for KPQ News where he covered a multitude of stories of importance to North Central Washington, including two of Washington State’s largest wildfires. During his radio career Steve has received many awards from organizations such as the Associated Press, (Sacramento and Seattle Bureaus) The Washington State Farm Bureau, and the California Medical Association. Steve is a sports addict. Time off usually finds him sprawled out on the couch watching the Seahawks, Mariners or anything that prevents him from doing house chores.