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Clouds formed over Chelan’s Wolverine Fire visible in western Washington

  (Snohomish, WA) Large clouds borne from the heat and rising thermals of a central Washington wildfire were visible in the Puget Sound area on Tuesday afternoon and early evening. While viewing a Beyond90Seconds Periscope broadcast of the clouds, viewer Brendan Magee commented that he was able to confirm that the clouds were coming from the […]

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Mudslide blocks highway in northeastern Washington

12 PHOTOS   (Metaline, WA) Warmer temperatures, rain and fast-melting snow have resulted in a flood watch and mudslides in Northeastern Washington. On Friday morning, A woman who lives near Metaline took photos of freshly fallen debris on–and along–Highway 31 near the Sweet Creek Falls rest area. The woman says the stretch of road looked markedly […]

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Helicopter airlifts seaplane near Gold Bar, WA

(note:  I originally reported that the helicopter in this video is a Chinook. Viewers have said it’s actually a CH-46 Sea Knight. Sorry for any confusion.) (Gold Bar, WA) An autumnal hike in Washington’s high-country can deliver blazing colors and surprise encounters with wildlife; maybe even a killer sunset. Thursday afternoon, a far less common site: A […]

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Photos: Sun-splashed Edmonds, WA

(Edmonds, WA)  While working on a video project in Edmonds on Monday, I also had the opportunity to shoot some pictures. I thought I’d share some of those photos here. Earlier in the day, I’d actually wondered if I’d have any luck, at all, with the weather. In Snohomish, it had been raining intermittently throughout the […]

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Oso mudslide: Another $800 donated for fuel

by Mark Horner I’d like to say, “Thank you,” to everyone who supported our effort on Saturday to collect Shell gas cards for local residents operating their own machinery at the Oso mudslide recovery and clean-up effort. Here are Saturday’s totals: $650 in Shell gas cards donated. $150 in cash donated (by two firefighters. Turns-out […]

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