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WA’s Taylor Bridge Wildfire 100 Percent Contained

Firefighting officials say a stubborn wildfire that destroyed dozens of homes just east of Cle Elum has been completely contained after a two-week fight.

08/29/2012

A firefighter works to put out hotspots left by the Taylor Bridge Fire near Cle Elum,. The fire, which started last Monday, has burned more than 22,000 acres. (Photo by Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

Taylor Bridge Fire 47 Percent Contained

Fire officials report the “Taylor Bridge Fire” in Central Washington is 47 percent contained.

CBS Seattle–08/20/2012

Wildfires Burn On Florida-Georgia Border

Central WA Fire Now 25% Contained

WA fire management officials said the fire is now 25 percent contained, up from 10 percent, in the fire that broke out Tuesday near Cle Elum, WA.

08/15/2012

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Emergency Declaration

Gov. Chris Gregoire has declared a state of emergency for Kittitas and Yakima counties in response to a wildfire burning near Cle Elum.

CBS Seattle–08/14/2012

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Fire Crews Hope to Begin Containing Massive Wildfire

CLE ELUM, Wash. (AP) — Hundreds of firefighters employed every weapon they had Wednesday to battle a stubborn wildfire east of the Cascades that has destroyed dozens of homes across roughly 35 square miles. Helicopters […]

CBS Seattle–08/14/2012

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Best Weekend Road Trips in WA July 13 – 15

Ready to get out of town this weekend? Whether it’s noshing, sailing, aviation, garden touring, art festivals, or beer and wine tasting (did we mention noshing?), there’s plenty to do in Washington state!

07/10/2012

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Mardi Gras Celebrations Around WA Feb 18 – 25

Headed out of town during Fat Tuesday celebrations? Here are some WA destinations with fun Carnival parties planned! Lessez le bon ton roulles!

02/14/2012

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Best WA Weekend Road Trips December 16 – 18

Head out of town for a weekend away from the hustle and bustle. Enjoy the final weekend of the season in Leavenworth, on a Santa Train or at one of Western Washington’s beautiful resorts!

12/14/2011

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Courage Classic Riders to Pedal for Kids

The 20th Annual Alaska Airlines Courage Classic Bicycle Tour is August 6-8, 2011. It’s a three day ride over three big area hills, for the Child Abuse Intervention Department at Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital.

07/29/2011

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