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July 27, 2013 at 12:40 PM

Firefighters battling wildfires in Central Washington

Nearly 1,200 firefighters are battling a wildlfire that has grown to about 14 square miles near Goldendale, Wash. The fire along the top of Satus Pass is threatening about 180 homes, but none has been damaged. The Klickitat County sheriff’s office has issued evacuation notices for the homes. Mark Grassel of the interagency fire management team says…


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August 22, 2012 at 10:22 AM

3 dead, 2 injured in head-on crash near Brewster

The Associated Press WENATCHEE  — The Washington State Patrol says three people were killed and two others injured in a head-on crash on Highway 97 north of Brewster on Tuesday afternoon. The Wenatchee World reports two Bridgeport residents — 42-year-old Shannon D. Santacruz and 24-year-old Theresa M. Santacruz — were killed, along with a 46-year-old Okanogan…


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