It looks like another wildfire is on the loose near Yakima in the small community of Selah, Washington. It appears the fire started this morning and still continues to burn the mountainside above Selah.
State Department of Natural Resources officials are closing down volunteer-intake centers and saying they have all the help they need to fight Washington's largest fire ever -- the Okanogan Complex. Thousands of volunteers have gone through crash-course fire training, helped operate heavy equipment a…
The folks at NBC-TV affiliate KING 5 in Seattle have compiled a helpful list of links to help those concerned and interested keep up with the latest on the Washington wildfires spreading across the state:
The White House has announced drought assistance for states in the west that continue to struggle with prolonged dryness. The Administration is announcing new actions and investments of more than $110 million to support workers, farmers and rural communities suffering from drought and to combat wild…
California Governor Jerry Brown has declared a state of emergency late Wednesday, freeing up money to fight a massive wildfire that continues to burn out of control north of Pollock Pines as well as a fire near the Oregon-California border ... Read More
After a year, Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley and Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar have again asked the Justice Department and Federal Trade Commission to study possible anti-competitive practices regarding certain oil companies.
A state of emergency was declared late Tuesday in 20 Eastern Washington counties in response to multiple wildfires threatening homes, businesses, public infrastructure, and natural resources in many parts of the state as fire crews face continued severe fire weather conditions.
Those wildfires in Colorado don’t show much sign of abating. In fact, more than 32,000 residents in or near Colorado Springs, the state’s second-largest city, were ordered to evacuate after the Waldo Canyon Fire doubled in size Tuesday night.