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File photo of a wildfire. (credit: PEDRO ARMESTRE/AFP/Getty Images)

Washington Wildfire Burns Through Alp-Like Terrain

A wind-fueled wildfire chased people from nearly 900 homes in Washington state as it burned through a landscape so reminiscent of the Alps a nearby village adopted a Bavarian theme to attract tourists.

CBS Seattle–07/17/2014

File photo of a helicopter flying over a wildfire. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

Wildfires Prompt State Of Emergency Declaration

A state of emergency has been declared in 20 Eastern Washington counties because of multiple wildfires that threaten several hundred homes

CBS Seattle–07/16/2014

File photo of wildfire (Photo by Oscar Sosa/Getty Images)

Hundreds Battle Central Washington Wildfire

The fire has burned through nearly 30 square miles in Chelan County

CBS Seattle–07/11/2014

File photo of wildfire (Photo by Oscar Sosa/Getty Images)

Wildfire Threatens Homes In Chelan County

A new wildfire in central Washington has burned about 5,000 acres, or nearly 8 square miles, of brush and grass in Chelan County

CBS Seattle–07/09/2014

(Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Pot Shop Hopeful Sues Wenatchee Over Ban

Whether cities in Washington state can ban marijuana businesses is the subject of new lawsuit

CBS Seattle–06/03/2014

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Seattle Mushroom Hunter Missing In Chelan County

About 30 searchers with the help of a dog on the ground and a helicopter in the air are looking for a mushroom hunter who has been missing since Saturday on national forest land about 10 miles north of Lake Wenatchee.

CBS Seattle–06/12/2013

(Photo by Robert Sumner/Getty Images)

Mudslides Expected In Puget Sound Region, Flooding In Central Washington

The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for portions of Washington because of heavy rains expected Tuesday and Wednesday.

CBS Seattle–10/30/2012

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Helicopter Rescues Boy On Mountain Peak In Chelan Co.

A King County sheriff’s spokeswoman says the sheriff’s helicopter has plucked an ailing 10-year-old boy from the 7,000-foot level of a peak in central Washington.

09/17/2012

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