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The snowed-in find a way out

Jan 16, 2020 - The Seattle Times

After days of snowbound isolation, residents of the Highway 2 communities of Index and Skykomish were able to do something Wednesday that many of us take for granted: Drive out of town.

Utility crews and workers with the state Department of Transportation (DOT) cleared fallen trees and power lines from the highway east of Gold Bar, allowing residents to drive out and stock up on food, firewood and fuel for generators. The stretch of highway west of Stevens Pass had been closed since Sund...