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July 10, 2014 at 9:34 AM

Evacuations ordered in Washington state wildfire

  A heat wave bound for Eastern Washington this weekend could aggravate raging fires already in the area. Temperatures there are expected to climb past 100 degrees this weekend, according to Matt Fugazzi, forecaster for the National Weather Service in Spokane. A hot, dry climate, he said, can turn land into “organic gasoline, just waiting for…


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March 9, 2014 at 9:38 AM

Sunday Memo: New neighbors … Will Seattle become Disneyland? … Sun Tuesday?

First off, did you remember to move your clocks ahead one hour? You know, Daylight Saving Time … And look at this, you may have a new neighbor! Big companies that get their money from Wall Street have purchased thousands of single-family homes — including homes in Seattle —  and are offering them…


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May 10, 2013 at 1:44 PM

Man arrested after allegedly hitting homes with bulldozer near Port Angeles

Authorities have arrested a man who they say hit four Clallam County homes, a truck and a power pole with a bulldozer shortly after noon on Friday. The homes sustained substantial damage, but nobody was hurt, said Jim Borte of the Clallam County Sheriff’s Office. The incident occurred in a subdivision near Highway 101 and North Baker…


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October 8, 2012 at 4:11 PM

House fire in Laurelhurst spreads to 2 homes

A $3.6 million lakeside home under construction on a private lane in Seattle’s Laurelhurst neighborhood exploded into flames this afternoon. After the fire spread to two adjacent homes, embers started a small brush fire on a nearby hillside, according to Seattle Fire Department spokesman Kyle Moore. Embers from the brush fire then landed…


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