Posted by Associated Press on August 20, 2015
Boise, Idaho (AP) — Australia and New Zealand are sending firefighters to help battle wildfires burning in the west.
The National Interagency Fire Center in Boise announced Thursday that the top fire managers representing various U.S. agencies requested about 70 fire managers and specialists from the two countries.
Details are still being worked out, but the firefighters are expected to arrive in …
Olympia, Wash — Written By Washington State Department Of Transportation.
Help is on the way for families searching for missing senior members. Starting Thursday, Aug. 27, motorists may see a new alert message on Washington’s electronic highway signs.
The new Silver Alert messages will be for endangered missing people who are 60 years or older. Previously, those messages were handled as Endangered …
PORTLAND, Ore. — The Washington squad from South Snohomish representing their state in the Little League Softball World Series has been accused of deliberately losing a game.
Sunday, they appeared to be throwing the game against North Carolina when they lost 8-0. They benched their starters and every hitter bunted instead of hitting away which resulted in zero hits. The strategy …
Posted by Associated Press on June 29, 2015
Photo Courtesy: The Wenatchee World
SEATTLE — A wildfire fueled by high temperatures and strong winds roared into a central Washington neighborhood, destroying properties and forcing residents of several hundred homes to flee, authorities said Monday.
The blaze ignited in brush just outside Wenatchee on Sunday afternoon, quickly burning out of control and also leading some businesses about 120 miles east of …
PORTLAND, Ore. — Fireworks are now on sale in Oregon. Legal fireworks include cone fountains, sparklers, ground spinners and illumination torches. Oregon bans fireworks that fly, explode or travel more than a foot into the air or more than six feet on the ground. Firework sales are allowed through July 6th.
In Clark County, you’ll have to wait. The City of …