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October 31, 2013 at 11:24 AM

Roslyn 7-year-old dies in sand pile collapse

The Associated Press ELLENSBURG — The Kittitas County sheriff’s office says a 7-year-old Roslyn boy who was digging in a sand pile near his home died after it collapsed, burying his head, arms and shoulders. The sheriff’s office says the parents of Clayton Everley found him half-buried Wednesday afternoon and started CPR. The Daily Record reports he was…

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0 Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: death investigation, Kittitas

August 2, 2013 at 11:00 AM

Wind shift aids Central Washington firefighters

Shifting winds overnight provided welcome assistance for more than 800 firefighters battling the state’s largest wildfire, with officials hoping to complete a 30-mile line around the 80,000-acre Colockum Tarps fire today. In other areas east of the Cascades, fire agencies welcomed a summer rain, but were closely watching for any new lightning-caused fires. At midday Friday, residents were…

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0 Comments | More in Environment, General news, Weather Beat | Topics: Chelan, Kittitas, wildfire