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Small plane crashes in Monroe after propeller reportedly falls off. Pilot escapes injury.

VIDEO AND PHOTOS (Monroe, WA) An experimental airplane crashed during an attempted takeoff early this evening. According to a report on KOMOnews.com, the plane’s propeller came off during takeoff. The 50-year-old pilot reportedly escaped uninjured. According to the website aviationdb.com, the aircraft is registered to an owner in Duvall, WA. Beyond90Seconds.com reported live from the …

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Brush fire sparked by vehicle striking pole closes highway near Monroe

Driver at large B-roll (Monroe, WA) State Route 203 closed temporarily at N. High Rock Road just south of Monroe early Saturday evening after a vehicle struck a utility pole and left the scene. A small brush fire burned along the highway after several wires fell from the damaged pole. It appeared firefighters waited for …

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September’s Symmetry: “Humpy Run” (Pink Salmon) on the Snohomish River

Post updated on July 14, 2013. It’s an odd-numbered year, so watch-out! Large numbers of pink salmon (nicknamed “humpies”) are about to return to Puget Sound. Want to whet your appetite for the upcoming humpy run? Check-out the video below. It features a full-helping of beautiful scenery on the Snohomish River captured during the 2011 …

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Wintering bald eagles of Rockport at center of majestic mountain beauty

VIDEO Bald Eagles along Skagit River in Rockport, WA (2009) from Mark Horner on Vimeo.   When I recently returned to my home state, I vowed I’d get to know Washington better than ever; that I’d attack it with the same curiosity and sense of exploration that I’d applied to southeastern Arizona, Door County Wisconsin …

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