Apr 19, 2024 - News

Morning Buzz: Highway 20 reopens

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🏔️ The North Cascades Scenic Highway reopens at 10am today after its seasonal closure. (Seattle Times)

🚒 A new policy proposed by Mayor Bruce Harrell and the City Council would allow the Seattle Fire Department to have vacant buildings demolished or improved to reduce safety risks.

  • Fires in vacant buildings have increased in recent years; there were 130 in 2023. (KING 5)

🐘 Washington state Republicans are expected to announce an endorsement in the governor's race at their 2024 convention in Spokane this weekend. (KREM)

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