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Earthquake

Damaged building from the Japanese earthquake last year. (Photo Credit: Kiyoshi Ota / Getty Images)

Seattle Preparing For Killer Quake

As Japan rebuilds, American scientists are examining the data from the disaster and found some parallels close to home. For the Pacific Northwest, the question isn’t if a giant earthquake could happen, but when.

03/15/2012

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Washington, British Columbia to Conduct Earthquake Readiness Exercises

Gov. Chris Gregoire and British Columbia Premier Christy Clark have signed an agreement to conduct a cross-border earthquake readiness exercise this summer.

02/10/2012

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Thurston County Hosts Emergency Preparedness Expo

On Saturday, October 29, bring your family to Thurston County’s “Prepare Because You Care” Emergency Preparedness Expo. The fun, family-friendly vendors and displays will help you get ready for winter and that just-in-case emergency.

10/24/2011

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SNAP! It’s Time for Emergency Preparedness

Are you ready for “the big one” promised us in the Pacific Northwest? Or any other disaster for that matter?

09/15/2011

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6.4 Earthquake Hits Just Off Vancouver Island

A magnitude 6.4 earthquake struck Friday afternoon off the coast of British Columbia, and was felt as far south as Seattle, according to The Seattle Times.

09/09/2011

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