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September 11, 2014 at 10:11 PM

Winds fan wildfire that damages 3 Wash. homes

PORTLAND, Ore. — High winds and warm temperatures are challenging Northwest firefighters, especially in the typically windy Columbia River Gorge where a windblown wildfire on the Washington side damaged three homes and smoke from a fire on the Oregon side temporarily restricted traffic on Interstate 84. The National Weather Service says winds in the White Salmon,…

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February 23, 2014 at 9:19 AM

Sunday Memo: Booze prices to rise? … UW sports subsidies … Sunny soon

National Weather Service forecast Liquor prices in bars and restaurants could rise in our state this year because of  a fight over rules created when Washington got out of the liquor business, according to a story by Associated Press writer Manuel Valdes. UW sports get subsidies? The university athletics department made record…

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September 7, 2012 at 8:21 PM

Fire evacuees allowed to return home in Klickitat County

The Associated Press WHITE SALMON, Klickitat County – Residents of nearly 50 homes who were forced to evacuate by a wildfire in the Columbia River Gorge have been allowed to return home as fire crews make progress against the Highway 141 fire. By Friday evening, fire spokeswoman Mary Bean said, more than 600 firefighters were working to…

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September 6, 2012 at 8:19 AM

Residents flee Columbia River Gorge wildfire

The Associated Press WHITE SALMON, Wash. — Residents of a few more houses were told to evacuate early Thursday as a wildfire threatens homes and cabins in the Columbia River Gorge, a spokesman for firefighters said. Residents of about 30 homes have been told to get out for their safety, said Stan Hinatsu of the U.S. Forest…

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