SR 20 North Cascades Highway closed for the winter

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Washington State Department of Transportation announced today that SR 20, the North Cascades Highway has been closed for the winter. The highway was closed over the weekend in both directions from milepost 134 to milepost 171 at the Silver Star Gate, due to impending weather and potential increasing avalanche hazard.  The DOT announced today the closure will remain in place until next Spring.

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Steve Hair
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.