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The Washington state Department of Natural Resources is buying more than 1,700 acres of forest land north of the Quinault Indian Reservation on the western Olympic Peninsula. Purchased for $5.2 million from The Nature Conservancy, the land will add to both wildlife habitat and working forests.
Due to the extreme fire danger across nearly all of Washington from hot, dry weather, the state has expanded its ban on outdoor fires.
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee signed legislation Wednesday to give the state more power to remove derelict vessels from state waterways.
State law requires owners of abandoned or derelict vessels to pay the full costs of removing or disposing of the problem boats, but owners rarely do.
Fireworks set off by someone in a boat on the Fourth of July may have started the wildfire that burned more than three square miles above the north shore of Lake Chelan, a Department of Natural Resources spokeswoman said.
(CBS Seattle) — A shift in winds Monday is helping firefighters battle a couple of wildfires in southwest Washington. The Department of Natural Resources says it’s focusing on the Dog Mountain fire that has burned […]
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.
A derelict ship at Port Ludlow that was seized by the state Department of Natural Resources is scheduled to be towed Friday to a Seattle shipyard.
There are two dome-shaped mounds, each more than 100 feet high and more than 1,000 feet wide, on the bottom at the south end of the canal near Lilliwaup. Washington scientists believe they were produced by underwater landslides.
BAINBRIDGE ISLAND, Wash. (AP) — The search continues Wednesday for a state Department of Natural Resources diver presumed drowned off Bainbridge Island. The department says the 24-year-old Puyallup man, David D. Scheinost (SHYN’-ohst), was part […]