Earthquake

A man walks down a street through debris in Minamisanriku, Miyagi prefecture on March 18, 2011. (credit: TORU YAMANAKA/AFP/Getty Images)

WA Crews Collect Debris From Coastal Beaches

Washington Conservation Corps crews dispatched to clean up marine debris on southwest Washington coastal beaches have collected enough garbage to fill the beds of 70 pickup trucks.

06/29/2012

File photo of the destruction of Japan  (Photo Credit: TORU YAMANAKA / AFP / Getty Images)

Volunteers To Play Big Role In Ore. Tsunami Debris

Volunteers will play a big role in picking up debris from last year’s tsunami in Japan when it starts hitting the beach in Oregon.

05/29/2012

Stock photo of the Tokyo Dome, where the Seattle Mariners and Oakland Athletics will take part in MLB Opening Series in Japan. (credit: Chris McGrath/GettyImages)

Mariners, Athletics Tour Disaster Zone In Japan

ISHINOMAKI, Japan (AP) — Members of the Oakland Athletics and Seattle Mariners got a firsthand look at the devastation from the earthquake and tsunami on Tuesday when they visited one of the towns hit hardest […]

03/28/2012

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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