Port Angeles Mayor Cherie Kidd liked what she heard from Army officials Monday a lot better than what she heard Thursday night from low-flying Army helicopters that she says “terrorized my city.”
A fire department team has removed the body of a man who apparently was electrocuted while climbing a 200-foot tower carrying high-voltage electrical wires in Seattle.
Authorities are training Monday for a possible threat to a ferry on Puget Sound. The drill calls for officers to deploy from a helicopter by ropes onto the ferry. Others will board the moving ferry from Coast Guard boats.
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A King County sheriff’s spokeswoman says the sheriff’s helicopter has plucked an ailing 10-year-old boy from the 7,000-foot level of a peak in central Washington.
Authorities in Eastern Oregon say a wildfire that sprang up quickly has trapped two archery hunters, and a helicopter will be called in to rescue them.
After two weeks of delays due to weather and avalanche danger, the body of a Mount Rainier National Park ranger who fell to his death during a rescue operation was recovered Thursday by helicopter.
With the weathering clearing, a team of 26 rescuers are scouring Mount Rainier for four overdue climbers and campers.
The four Army aviators were killed just after 8:00pm on Monday, when two helicopters crashed during training near JBLM. They have now been identified, as investigators continue to look into the cause of the collision.
The parents of one of the four Army aviators killed when two helicopters crashed at Joint Base Lewis-McChord say their son was a veteran of tours in Iraq and Afghanistan.