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Colvilles Sue US Government Over 2015 Wildfire Damage

In the lawsuit filed Wednesday, they seek compensation after the 2015 fires destroyed roughly 20% of the commercial timber on the reservation.

Three Killed, Five Injured in Seattle, WA, Shootings Early Sunday

Three people were fatally shot and five others were injured in four separate shootings in and around Seattle's downtown Sunday morning.

Fire Danger Forces Closure of DNR Land in Eastern WA

The closure takes effect on Friday and will affect about 2,260 square miles of land.

Drought Emergency Declared in WA

Citing recent record temperature that killed at least 91 people in the state, increased wildfire activity and drought, Inslee called it “the summer of climate change.”

Despite Outdoor Burning Bans, Seattle Firefighters Have Responded to 65 Brush Fires Since July...

The Seattle Fire Department is again asking residents to take several steps to prevent the continued blazes.

Wildfires Prompt Evacuation of Nespelem, WA

The state Department of Natural Resources said there were power outages in the area and phone lines are down.

Western Wildfires Threatening American Indian Tribal Lands

Seven homes burned but four were vacant and the entire town evacuated safely before the fire arrived.

New Evacuation Orders as Crews Battle 7,000-Acre Burbank Fire

Residents on East Pomona Road and in the area east of Tipp Road north to the Training Center were asked to be ready to leave immediately under Level 2.

Gov. Inslee Declares Wildfire State of Emergency, Burn Ban

Gov. Jay Inslee declared a state of emergency throughout Washington relating to the growing risk of wildfires, including a statewide prohibition on most outdoor and agricultural burning through Sept. 30.

Central Washington Wildfire Causes Evacuations

A wildfire in central Washington near East Wenatchee burned 1,000 acres Sunday evening and authorities said it was threatening homes.


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