PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Erin Rightbower was not surprised to see the sheriff’s deputy pull up to the driveway with an evacuation notice. She was expecting him. The family had started gathering their belongings — […]
Police have arrested a Central Oregon man accused of starting a wildfire that burned a Klamath County cabin and forced the temporary evacuation of about 120 homes.
A new central Oregon wildfire that quickly grew to cover half a square mile has prompted the evacuation of about 120 homes in several subdivisions.
Authorities Thursday assessed the damage and danger from a massive landslide on a scenic Washington state island as nervous residents waited for more detailed information about how safe the area is.
Residents of a hillside overlooking scenic Puget Sound heard the thunder of a large landslide early Wednesday that knocked one home off its foundation, and isolated or threatened more than two dozen others on Whidbey Island, about 50 miles north of Seattle.