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File photo of a wildfire. (Photo by RAYMOND ROIG/AFP/GettyImages)

700 Wildfires Burned 9,900 Acres In Washington

The Department of Natural Resources says nearly 700 wildfires this year in Washington burned a total of more than 15 square miles.

CBS Seattle–09/19/2013

Washington State Department of Transportation geologists inspect a mudslide. (Photo by Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

Whidbey Island Landslide Shifted Massive Amount Of Earth

Twenty properties on a scenic island hillside were damaged by the massive landslide in Washington state that displaced 200,000 cubic yards of earth, or about 40,000 dump truck loads, officials said Thursday.

CBS Seattle–03/28/2013

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Northwest Storm Set To Do Some Damage

The strongest Northwest storm of the season blew in early Monday on winds that gusted to more than 80 mph on the coast, knocking out power in places and creating blizzard-like conditions in the mountains.

CBS Seattle–12/17/2012

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Electrical Fire Damages Boat At Fishermen’s Terminal

The fire that broke out early Friday morning on a 50-foot commercial fishing boat moored at Fishermen’s Terminal in Seattle was caused by a faulty electrical outlet in the galley.

CBS Seattle–11/16/2012

The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion (courtesy J. Murray)

Meet The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion: America’s Hardest-Working Rock ‘N’ Roll Band

New York City’s The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion is back in the Emerald City on Tuesday, making a stop at The Crocodile.

CBS Seattle–11/08/2012

File photo of a person holding a shotgun. (Photo by Lars Baron/Getty Images)

Police: Drunk Woman Shoots Hole In Wall During Gun Control Debate

A local woman faces multiple charges after a drunken debate over gun control escalated into her shooting a hole into a wall.

CBS Seattle–08/28/2012

Almost 40-percent of Pepco customers in Montgomery County, just north of the District of Columbia, are still without electricity and the power company does not expect to have full service restored until Friday.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

East Coast Storm Latest: 24+ Dead, 1.3 Million Without Power

WASHINGTON (AP) — Utility crews struggled to catch up with a backlog of millions of people without electricity for a fourth hot day Tuesday as frustration grew and authorities feared the toll of 24 storm […]

CBS Seattle–07/02/2012

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Tornado Causes Damage at Boeing in Wichita

Structural engineers from St. Louis and Seattle spent Monday assessing damage to Boeing’s 97 buildings. Spokeswoman Yvonne Johnson-Jones said there was damage to at least seven of them, including three or four office buildings and a couple hangars, and work was suspended until Wednesday.

04/16/2012

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Over 20 Trees near WA Capitol Set to Be Removed

The recent snow and ice storm in western Washington damaged numerous trees at the Capitol and surrounding areas, including some historic ones that are more than 100 years old.

01/27/2012

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