Articles tagged with: Washington

24 August 2015

Fire spares family homes...for now

Posted in Regional

(KING)   An Okanogan, Washington family was ready when winds began to pick up and fire began moving toward the family's property Sunday. Firefighters had reinforced the fire line and the family had ...

20 August 2015

Wildfire erupts in Washington, kills three firefighters

Posted in Regional

Twisp, Wash. -- (NBC News)  Three firefighters were killed Wednesday and four others injured when they were overtaken by flames in a rapidly expanding wildfire near Twisp, Washington. The fire is b ...

13 August 2015

Lightning splits Redwood

Posted in Regional

Tacoma, Wash. -- (KING)  Ty Ferguson vividly remembers the sound, like a weapon on a battleship. "It sounded like 16-inch gun going off and exploding," he said. It was actually lightning hitting a ...

29 July 2015

River re-routed for salmon

Posted in U.S. & World News

Wash. --- (KING)  Mother Nature is putting men to work along Washington's Sol Duc river.For the first time in state history, the drought and low river levels have caused the Washington Department o ...

21 July 2015

"Bud 'n' Breakfast" makes debut

Posted in Regional

Seattle, Wash. -- (KING)  7 Leaf Bed and Breakfast in Seattle, Washington is the first of its kind. Owner and chef Jeremy Cooper cooks up cuisine with cannabis, including infused oils, butters and ...

13 July 2015

Kid confronts cyberbullies, earns White House invite

Posted in U.S. & World News

Wash. --- (CNN) Eleven-year-old Logan Fairbanks has scored himself an invitation to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue by standing up to his Internet bullies in a very public way. In a video posted this week ...

09 July 2015

Washington lawmakers closing down medical marijuana dispensaries

Posted in Regional

Wash. --- In Washington, state voters approved medical marijuana years ago and cleared use of the plant for recreation purposes more recently. But lawmakers in the state have been tinkering with law ...

07 July 2015

Ice cave collapse leaves one dead

Posted in Regional

Wash. -- (KING) One person died and four others were hurt Monday in a partial collapse of the Big 4 Ice Caves in Washington's Snoqualmie National Forest. Harborview Medical Center spokeswoman Susan ...

30 June 2015

Sleepy Hollow blaze destroys homes

Posted in Regional

Wash. -- (NBC News)  Families are tallying their losses after a raging wildfire destroyed more than two dozen homes in Wenacthee, Washington. The fire is now more than ten-percent contained, and m ...

29 June 2015

At least 24 homes destroyed in Wenatchee wildfire

Posted in Regional

Wenatchee, Wash. --- (KGW) Authorities say a wildfire fueled by high temperatures and strong winds has destroyed at least 24 homes in Chelan County. Embers also caused a raging fire at cardboard rec ...