Wildland and Vegetation Fires Caused by Fireworks in 2015

State Fire Marshal Charles M. Duffy announced today that in 2015 there were 240 fires caused by fireworks. Wildland and vegetation fires accounted for...
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Galloping Gertie – Historical collapse of the Tacoma Narrows bridge (video)

1940 Tacoma Narrows Bridge Slender, elegant and graceful, the Tacoma Narrows Bridge stretched like a steel ribbon across Puget Sound in 1940. The third longest...

Olympia community college to offer brewing degree

South Puget Sound Community College could soon offer a new degree in craft brewing, distilling and cidermaking. The Olympian reports the state recently approved the...

Report Dogs in Hot Cars to 911

Summer heat can quickly turn a car into an oven; even overcast, humid days can raise temperatures in vehicles. Pet owners are advised to leave...

Fire mobilization authorized for the Rattlesnake Hills fire

State fire assistance has been mobilized under the Washington State Fire Services Resource Mobilization Plan in support of local firefighters working to contain the...

Multiple Arrests in Snohomish after Overnight Drive-By Shooting

Five people are in custody following an early morning drive-by shooting at the 400 block of 22nd St.  The primary suspect, a 17 year-old Snohomish...

Sheriff: Body of missing elk hunter found in Gifford Pinchot NF

The body of a Vancouver man who'd been reported missing from his hunting trip earlier this month was found Friday, the Skamania County Sheriff's...

WSP – Drive sober or get pulled over

The Washington State Patrol (WSP) in conjunction with 145 other law enforcement agencies around the state will have extra DUI patrols out from August...

Detectives investigate fatal Motorcycle Collision

Detectives are investigating a fatal motorcycle collision that occurred around 8 p.m. on 60th Ave W near the intersection of 148th St SW.  The...