Friday Aug 1
Seattle Gay News
Dispatch from the frontlines; a Gay National Guardsman reports from the Chiwaukum Complex fire
The weather did not cooperate, temperatures continued to rise, and the Governor had to finally declare a state of emergency and call in members of the Washington National Guard to help.
Saddle Mtn. Fire 50-75% Contained
Fire crews are working hard to put out the Saddle Mountain Fire, which is burning south of Vantage and on the Yakima Training Center.
Lightning sparks fresh Washington state wildfires
A handful of new wildfires, some started by lightning, grew dramatically Tuesday in central Washington, and several threatened homes even as firefighters made progress against a destructive Oregon blaze.
Arrowhead couple recommits to the Army together
Choosing to serve your nation is an honor and a privilege for many, although it is not without its hardships, such as long hours, deployments to faraway places, and time away from loved ones.
Lt. Col. Jason Evers
Dozens of friends and colleagues gather at the Yakima Training Center this morning to witness a changing of the guard.