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.
A state of emergency has been declared in 20 Eastern Washington counties because of multiple wildfires that threaten several hundred homes
The fire has burned through nearly 30 square miles 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
Whether cities in Washington state can ban marijuana businesses is the subject of new lawsuit
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.
The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for portions of Washington because of heavy rains expected Tuesday and Wednesday.
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.