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Officials Governor Mourn Loss Of 3 Firefighters In Twisp Fire

OKANOGAN COUNTY, WA - Okanogan Co. Sheriff Frank Rogers says 3 firefighters have died on the front lines in Twisp, WA.

The Okanogan County Sheriff says the deaths happened on Department of Natural Resources land near Twisp

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Soup Up Your Frisbee By Making It a Frisbee That Can Kill

Why just throw a Frisbee when you can cut someone’s jugular with it?

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Firefighters Continue Battle Against Fires In Washington

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Firefighters are bracing for high winds that could expand wildfires burning across Eastern Washington.

A red flag warning has been issued for the eastern portion of the state from 11 a

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Coffee With A Cop This Afternoon In Yakima

Yakima Police continue to try to improve relations with the community through their ongoing Coffee With a Cop gatherings -- and they're planning another one this afternoon at the McDonald's restaurant at First Street and Yakima Avenue

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City Has Plan to Deal With Abandoned Homes In Yakima

Abandoned buildings in Yakima are dangerous fire hazards attracting homeless people and squatters, putting firefighters and police in danger, says Yakima City Code Department Manager Joe Caruso.

So Caruso has developed a plan to work with property owners to remove or rebuild 123 problem structures in the city

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Watch Dramatic Footage of Officer Helping Woman Give Birth During Traffic Stop

This traffic stop could stop traffic.

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Aussie Guitar Ninja Blake Noble to Highlight Final Downtown Summer Nights Event In Yakima This Thursday

There's an old adage in show business that goes something like this: "Leave the crowd wanting more."

This Thursday night, those who attend the final installment of the city of Yakima and Townsquare Media's "Downtown Summer Nights" street concert series -- powered in part by

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Governor Lawmakers Working Together But No Special Session

SEATAC, Wash. (AP) — Gov. Jay Inslee says he encouraged legislative leaders to work with him on coming up with a plan to comply with a Supreme Court order on education funding. But there there's no plan yet to call lawmakers into special session until they reach agreement on a potential plan that could quickly be passed by both chambers

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Chelan Fire Taking Toll On Tourism And Ag Industry

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Big wildfires burning near the central Washington resort town of Chelan (SHA'-lahn) are taking a toll on the region's main economic engines — tourism and the apple industry.

Visitors are staying away and a warehouse holding 1

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More Firefighters On Lines In Chelan As Fires Burn

CHELAN, Wash. (AP) — More crews, including some from the Washington National Guard, were being mobilized as several large fires threatened homes in the Chelan area in central Washington.

The blazes have destroyed more than 50 structures, forced about 1,500 residents to flee and scorched more than 155 square miles

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