By Kera Wanielista / Skagit Valley Herald, Mount Vernon, Wash. CLEAR LAKE — Two men were rescued Thursday morning from a logging site after one of the trees they were trying to remove slid down the cliffside and struck them. About 6:30 a.m., four men with a logging company were attempting to remove the previously felled trees…More
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The Associated Press WILKESON, Wash. — Two people were killed and one hospitalized after an accident on an excavator near a logging site in Pierce County. The News Tribune reports the crash happened Thursday night after the trio went drinking at a nearby bar and then decided it would be fun to go for a ride on…More
Timber companies that want to harvest near potentially dangerous landslide areas will now have to conduct geologic reviews before getting a logging permit from the state, officials said Friday. Under the new procedures announced by Commissioner of Public Lands Peter Goldmark, the state will require a geotechnical report when there’s a potential risk to public safety…More