Klickitat County Newswire

Klickitat County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Klickitat County, WA.

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  1. King County Councilwoman Jane Hague endorsed by county leadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Kirkland Reporter

    King County Councilmember Jane Hague has been endorsed by a bipartisan group of county officials from across the state. Including, Skagit County Chair Ken Dahlstedt and Commissioner Ron Wesen; Snohomish County Chair Dave Somers, Vice-Chair Terry Ryan and Treasurer Kirke Sievers; Island County Chair Helen Price Johnson; Klickitat County Commissioner David Sauter; Whatcom County Councilmember Pete Kremen; Spokane County Commission Chair Todd Mielke.

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  2. Smoke floods valley from south and westRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | The Daily Townsman

    ... border has forced the evacuation of the entire small Washington town of Roosevelt, authorities said. The Klickitat County sheriff's office issued the mandatory evacuation order for Roosevelt the day before. After a couple of days of relatively clear ...

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  3. Crews making progress against Mount Adams fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | The Columbian

    ... is being focused on the southeast finger of the blaze to pinch off the front that was advancing toward the Klickitat County community of Glenwood. Work is being tasked on the north end of the fire to keep it from reaching Big Muddy Creek. ...

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  4. Small Washington town evacuated as wildfire advancesRead the original story

    Friday Aug 7 | Cybercast News Service

    ... ause the fire was burning in several parts of Roosevelt, located about 120 miles east of Portland, Ore. Six Klickitat County fire departments, plus a team from the Bureau of Land Management and Washington State Air resources were fighting the fire.

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  5. Wildfire forces evacuation of small town in WashingtonRead the original story

    Friday Aug 7 | Cybercast News Service

    ... ause the fire was burning in several parts of Roosevelt, located about 120 miles east of Portland, Ore. Six Klickitat County fire departments, plus a team from the Bureau of Land Management and Washington State Air resources were fighting the fire.

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  6. Fire near Roosevelt is 50% containedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | The Columbian

    ... re much calmer on Thursday. State and local crews are fighting the blaze, located about a mile north of the Klickitat County town on the Oregon border.

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  7. Washington state town evacuated due to wildfireRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | Hawk Eye

    ... of Roosevelt. State and local crews Wednesday were fighting the blaze, located about a mile north of the Klickitat County town on the Oregon border. Mark Winn/Washington State Department of Transportation A fire is shown Tuesday burning along State ...

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  8. Fire near Roosevelt grows to nearly 38 sq. miles, 50% containedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | KATU-TV Portland

    ... border has forced the evacuation of the entire small Washington town of Roosevelt, authorities said. The Klickitat County sheriff's office issued the mandatory order for Roosevelt Tuesday afternoon. (Mark Winn/Washington State Department of ...

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  9. Wildfire near Columbia River town is 50 percent containedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | KOMO News

    ... re much calmer on Thursday. State and local crews are fighting the blaze, located about a mile north of the Klickitat County town on the Oregon border.

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  10. Fire evacuation order lifted for Gorge townRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 5 | News-Register

    ... in the day, Fryer said. State and local crews were fighting the blaze, located about a mile north of the Klickitat County town on the Oregon border. Roosevelt, which was on the route of the Lewis and Clark Expedition in the 19th century, is near the ...

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  11. Roosevelt Fire Continues To BurnRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 5 | KVEW-TV Kennewick

    State Fire Services have now been mobilized in the Hwy 8 Fire located 1 mile north of Roosevelt in Klickitat County. PRESS RELEASE: State Fire Marshal, Washington State Patrol State fire assistance has been mobilized under the Washington State Fire Services Resource Mobilization Plan in support of local firefighters working to contain the Hwy 8 Fire located 1 mile north of Roosevelt in Klickitat County.

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  12. Fire Near Roosevelt, Washington is 50% ContainedRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 6 | KXL-AM Portland

    ... re much calmer on Thursday. State and local crews are fighting the blaze, located about a mile north of the Klickitat County town on the Oregon border.

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  13. Evacuation order lifted for town of RooseveltRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 5 | HeraldNet

    ... in the day, Fryer said. State and local crews were fighting the blaze, located about a mile north of the Klickitat County town on the Oregon border. Roosevelt, which was on the route of the Lewis and Clark Expedition in the 19th century, is near the ...

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  14. Firefighters make progress against blazeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | Connecticut Post

    ... border has forced the evacuation of the entire small Washington town of Roosevelt, authorities said. The Klickitat County sheriff's office issued the mandatory order for Roosevelt Tuesday afternoon. (Mark Winn/Washington State Department of ...

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  15. Wildfire threatens Roosevelt, WashingtonRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 6 | GantDaily.com

    ... area. About 300 people left the town of Roosevelt and its vicinity on Tuesday and Wednesday, according to Klickitat County Emergency Manager Jeff King. King says the status of the town itself has been upgraded to level 1 (possible evacuation), but a ...

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  16. Washington Town Ordered To Evacuate AgainRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 5 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    ... the Columbia River Gorge fire grew to more than 17,000 acres Wednesday. No injuries have been reported. The Klickitat County Sheriff's Office upped the evacuation order from Level 1 to Level 3 after the wind-driven fire in sage and grass lands ...

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  17. Roosevelt, Washington, evacuated because of wildfireRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 5 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    Klickitat County authorities have evacuated the entire town of Roosevelt, Washington, because of a fast moving grass fire. Several structures, including barns, have been burned by the fire that started around 1 p.m. The Klickitat County sheriff's office issued a mandatory evacuation order for the entire town, which is about 140 miles east of Vancouver, Washington, after the fire jumped over State Route 14. An evacuation shelter has been set up in a local school.

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  18. Firefighters hold line on wildfire threatening SE Washington townRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 5 | OregonLive.com

    Firefighters were able to keep a fast-moving brush fire near the small town of Roosevelt, Washington, from burning any homes Tuesday and early Wednesday, Klickitat County officials say. The Highway 8 fire broke out Tuesday afternoon and burned quickly through dry grass and brush on the Washington side of the Columbia River across from the Oregon town of Arlington, about 140 miles east of Portland.

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  19. Evacuations Remain in Place for Entire Town of RooseveltRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 5 | KNDU

    Klickitat County authorities have evacuated the entire town of Roosevelt, Washington, because of a fast moving grass fire. Several structures, including barns, have been burned by the fire that started around 1 p.m. Jeff King, the county director of emergency management, said fire crews are focused on structure protection but no homes had been lost by early evening.

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  20. Suspicious fires started in N. Spokane; Police looking for two suspectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    ... chemicals for decades that it knew were a danger to people and the environment. ROOSEVELT, Wash. (AP) - Klickitat County authorities have evacuated the entire town of Roosevelt, Washington, because of a fast moving grass fire. Several structures, ...

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