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Western wildfires threatening American Indian tribal lands

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BLY, Ore. — Fierce wildfires in the northwest are threatening American Indian tribal lands that already are struggling to conserve water and preserve traditional...

Wildfires threaten homes, land across 10 Western states

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LOS ANGELES — Wildfires that torched homes and forced thousands to evacuate burned across 10 parched Western states on Tuesday, and the largest, in...

‘Scary’: Fuel shortage could ground firefighting aircraft

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BOISE, Idaho — Airport officials facing jet fuel shortages are concerned they’ll have to wave off planes and helicopters that drop fire retardants during...

Atlanta LB Mingo charged with indecency with child in Texas

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ARLINGTON, Texas — NFL linebacker Barkevious Mingo, who is currently with the Atlanta Falcons, has been arrested in Texas on a charge of indecency...

Governor visits town isolated by US-Canada border closure

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POINT ROBERTS, Wash. — Washington state’s governor traveled to the exclave of Point Roberts on Friday to visit residents who have been voicing concern...

Governor visits town isolated by US-Canada border closure

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POINT ROBERTS, Wash. — Washington state’s governor traveled to the exclave of Point Roberts on Friday to visit residents who have been voicing concern...

Smoke, extreme heat pose harsh test for West Coast vineyards

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TURNER, Ore. — The heat wave that recently hit the Pacific Northwest subjected the region’s vineyards to record-breaking temperatures nine months after the fields...

Atlanta LB Mingo charged with indecency with child in Texas

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ARLINGTON, Texas — NFL linebacker Barkevious Mingo, who is currently with the Atlanta Falcons, has been arrested in Texas on a charge of indecency...

Washington state is latest to pass heat rules for workers

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SPOKANE, Wash. — Washington state on Friday became the second state in the Pacific Northwest in as many days to announce emergency rules that...

Behind the numbers: Heat wave victim was WA Capitol regular

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OLYMPIA, Wash. — Among the hundreds of people who died from heat-related issues during the Pacific Northwest’s record-breaking heat wave last week, one man...