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By Associated Press
Officials in the small city of Sumas, Washington, near the Canada border called the flood damage devastating. Across the border, authorities say the body of a woman was recovered from a landslide northeast of Vancouver, British Columbia, and two others…
By Lisa Baumann, Associated Press
A drought in eastern Washington state that is the worst since 1977 has devastated what is normally the fourth largest U.S. wheat crop.
By Nicholas K. Geranios, Associated Press
As the Pacific Northwest swelters in an unprecedented heat wave, an electrical utility in Spokane, Washington has announced that there will be more rolling blackouts that will cut off electricity and air conditioning.
By Gene Johnson, Nicholas K. Geranios, Associated Press
The Asian giant hornet is an invasive species that poses a grave threat to bees—and even to humans who cross its path. These aggressive hornets will slaughter entire colonies of bees to feed on larvae, and can sting humans through…
By Mori Rothman
Wildfires are sweeping across more of the West Coast, with no relief in sight. Dozens of fires have wiped out small towns and destroyed hundreds of homes in Oregon, Washington state and Northern California. At least eight people have been…
By Stephanie Sy
The American West’s wildfire disaster is only getting worse. As California struggles to corral widespread blazes, the governor of Oregon reported hundreds of homes had burned in her state. High winds are fanning uncontrolled flames, more power outages are expected…
More than 30 other people also ran in the gubernatorial primary, vying to face Inslee in November, when he'll be a heavy favorite.
As more states lift restrictions put in place to slow the coronavirus, the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions is hearing from health officials on the pandemic response. One of the country's earliest outbreaks of COVID-19 was in…
The world's largest hornet, with an appetite for honey bees, has been found in Washington state, where entomologists were making plans to wipe it out.
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