SOUND: Could Mt St. Helen’s Be Ready to Blow Again?

Posted by Brett Reckamp on November 6, 2015
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SKAMANIA COUNTY, Wash. —  Is a sleeping GIANT lurking deep below Mount Saint Helens? Data coming in from a new survey may show a massive chamber full of MAGMA (molten rock) about 60 MILES under Washington’s most famous mountain.  Seth Moran with the Cascade Volcano Observatory says they’re still trying to figure out exactly what’s there, but if it is …

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Vancouver Amends Ordinance Allowing Overnight Camping

Posted by Steve Herman on September 22, 2015

VANCOUVER, Wa.- The Vancouver City Council unanimously voted to amend a decades old ordinance that made overnight camping on public property illegal.

“We’re in a difficult position here,” Mayor Tim Leavitt said to the rest of the council. “The point was brought up earlier of what happens if a police officer issues a citation for camping?” Leavitt said. “Nothing, that’s right.”

The …

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Seattle Teachers Continue Strike

Posted by Brett Reckamp on September 10, 2015
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SEATTLE, Wash. — No classes once again for public school students in Seattle Thursday as a strike moves into it’s second day.  Some 53,000 students and their parents are affected.

The Seattle Teacher’s Union rejected at three-year deal with reportedly included a 14% pay hike.  They are looking for an 18% bump.  Extended work days and student instructional time are also …

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International Help To Fight Western Wildfires

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 …

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Silver Alert System To Launch In Washington State

Posted by Jim Ferretti on August 20, 2015

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 …

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