ASOTIN COUNTY - On Tuesday, July 27, the California Team 12 that has assumed command of the Lick Creek and Green Ridge fires provided an update on fire growth and containment operations. As of 9:30am on Tuesday, the Lick Creek and Green Ridge Fires were estimated at a combined 87,000 acres. …
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WASHINGTON D.C. - On Tuesday, July 27, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued updated guidance recommending universal masking for all teachers, staff, students and visitors at schools, regardless of vaccination status as they return to school this fall due a rise in the …
**STORY UPDATE 7/26/21** Whitman County Authorities have identified the victim of the drowning incident on Saturday afternoon as 27-year-old Andrew M. Amuna of Pullman, WA.
POMEROY - According to an update from fire officials on Monday morning, July 26, containment on the Lick Creek Fire southwest of Clarkston remains 90%. On Sunday, fire growth was stagnant for the second consecutive day, with the fire last estimated at 80,392 acres.
COLTON - According to the latest update provided Sunday morning by the Type 3 SE Washington Inter-agency Team, the Steptoe Canyon Fire burning north of Chief Timothy on Steptoe Canyon Road in Whitman County was last estimated at 2,605 acres. Crews have made significant progress on containmen…
POMEROY - According to an update from fire officials on Sunday morning, July 25, 90% containment has now been reached on the Lick Creek Fire, which was last estimated at 80,392 acres. There was no reported fire growth since Saturday's update.
COLFAX, WA- On the morning of Sunday, July 25, Whitman County Sheriff Brett Myers released a statement on behalf of the Whitman County Sheriff's Office regarding the upcoming police reform laws which take effect Sunday.
CLARKSTON - According to an update from fire officials on Saturday morning, the Steptoe Canyon Fire, burning northwest of Clarkston, has reached 2,700 acres. The fire was also listed as 20% contained.
POMEROY - According to an update from officials on Saturday morning, the Lick Creek Fire has now been 75% contained. The latest size estimate on the fire is 80,392 acres, growing just over 2,000 acres since Friday's update.
COLTON - According to an update from the SE Washington Interagency Incident Management Team, as of 12:15pm Friday, the Steptoe Canyon Fire burning west/southwest of the Colton-Uniontown area near the Snake River is now estimated at 2,000 acres with 0% containment. As of this writing, no stru…
SNOQUALMIE PASS - Travelers who have time-sensitive commitments on I-90 on either side of Snoqualmie Pass may want to consider adding extra time to their drive next week (Monday, July 26 through Friday July 30).
PULLMAN - Several Washington State University faculty are the recipients of a $1.4 million grant from the Institute of Education Sciences to refine and expand an assessment that helps address truancy in K-12 schools.