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Washington State Biologists Rescue 33 Pygmy Rabbits
QUINCY, Wash. (AP) — Officials have captured 33 endangered pygmy rabbits that survived a wildfire in central Washington state and moved them to other breeding sites.
Biologist John Gallie with the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife told The Seattle Times in a story Friday that the rabbits wer…
Fire Burning in Eastern Washington Near Hanford
KENNEWICK, Wash. (AP) — A wildfire burning in Benton County, Washington, that shut down roads and forced the evacuation of some workers at the Hanford nuclear site has burned about 31 square miles (80 kilometers).
The Tri-City Herald reports the blaze was burning mostly west of Hanford and abou…
Washington State Fire at Tourism Spot is Mostly Contained
LEAVENWORTH  (AP) — A wildfire burning at a popular Washington state hiking and skiing destination is largely under control after burning for two days.
Northwest Incident Management Team spokesman Brendan Cowan says the fire near the town of Leavenworth was 78 percent contained Thursday mo…
Fire About 50 Percent Contained at Tourism Spot
LEAVENWORTH  (AP) — Officials say a wildfire near a popular Washington state hiking and skiing destination is now about 50 percent contained.
The blaze just north of Leavenworth started Tuesday and intensified, but Northwest Incident Management Team spokesman Brendan Cowan said Wednesday that hundred…
3 WSU Students Charged in Connection With Starting Wildfire
PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Three Washington State University students have been charged with gross misdemeanors in connection with the start of a wildfire that burned about 11,000 acres last summer.
Blake Rogers, 22, Isaiah Weber, 23, and Jonathan Whitley, 22, all of Pullman, were each charged Monday with…
Evacuation Orders Lifted For Fire Burning Near Moses Lake
MOSES LAKE, Wash. (AP) — Residents have been allowed to return to their residences after a wildfire prompted the evacuation of about two dozen homes in central Washington.
A fire spokesman, Trooper Jeff Sevigney, says the blaze about 7 miles north of Moses Lake burned less land than initially t…
Fire Near Moses Lake Under Control, Structures Lost
MOSES LAKE, Wash. (AP) — A fast-moving fire in central Washington that started Tuesday afternoon has been brought under control with some homes and outbuildings lost.
The Grant County Sheriff's Office said Tuesday night the fire is still burning but not making a run as it did earlier in th…

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