Stories tagged: burns
Wed., Oct. 25, 2017, 6:55 p.m.
Flames wane but wildfire hazards remain for hikers, hunters
While the flames have been doused in most areas, Northwest wildfires continue to impact mountain access for hikers and hunters.
Tue., Oct. 24, 2017, 10:20 p.m.
Child sustains serious burn injuries in fire at home in Spokane
A child was flown to Harborbview Medical Center in Seattle on Tuesday after sustaining serious burns, according to the Spokane Fire Department.
Fri., Aug. 25, 2017, 9:50 a.m.
Firefighter who saved fellow fireman suffered severe burns
An eastern Idaho firefighter being treated for burns is credited with saving another firefighter’s life.
Fri., July 7, 2017, 10:43 a.m.
Rainbow Family, Forest Service disagree on festival impact
If you spend enough time at prayer circles organized by the Rainbow Family of Living Light, you’ll likely hear the Legend of the Rainbow Warriors, which refers to a group …
Sun., Nov. 6, 2016, 6:54 p.m.
Woman, two young children burned when gas can explodes in Yakima County
A mother and her two small children were burned when a gas can exploded in Grandview.
Tue., Oct. 11, 2016, 2:02 p.m.
Burned city workers only witnesses to accident in Waste-to-Energy boiler
Public Works Director Scott Simmons told City Council members this week there’s no recording of what happened in a boiler at the Waste-to-Energy Plant. Two men were critically burned in …
Mon., Aug. 1, 2016, 1:51 p.m.
10th Oregon standoff defendant pleads guilty to conspiracy
An Arizona man who took part in a pair of armed standoffs over federal land policy has pleaded guilty to a charge in Oregon and is expected to do the …
Thu., May 12, 2016, 5:24 p.m.
Oregon standoff defendant pleads guilty in theft case
A man who joined the security team during the takeover of a national wildlife refuge in Oregon has pleaded guilty to stealing government property.
Wed., May 4, 2016, 4:12 p.m.
Oregon refuge occupiers concerned about liberal Portland jury
Lawyers for those who occupied a national wildlife refuge in Oregon earlier this year are concerned a jury comprised of people from liberal Portland won’t be impartial.
Mon., March 21, 2016
Ouch! I’ve burned my hand on a hot pan. Now what?
One of the most important things to do is to act fast and follow these tips for minor burn treatment:
Wed., Feb. 10, 2016, 9:41 p.m.
Key events in the occupation of the Oregon wildlife refuge
Here is timeline of events in the armed occupation of a national wildlife refuge in Oregon:
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 10, 2016, 10:05 p.m.
The Latest: Occupier says they will turn themselves in
The Latest on the standoff at a national wildlife refuge in Oregon
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 10, 2016, 9:34 p.m.
FBI surrounds last occupiers at Oregon refuge
The FBI says it has moved to contain the last few occupiers of an Oregon wildlife refuge.
Mon., Feb. 8, 2016, 9:46 a.m.
Turnbull refuge reopens after concerns over Oregon standoff
Turnbull Wildlife Refuge is back open Monday after closing late last week over concerns prompted by the armed occupation of a refuge in eastern Oregon.
Mon., Feb. 1, 2016, 4:04 p.m.
Idaho woman killed, husband hospitalized from burns
A Cataldo, Idaho, couple in their 70s suffered severe burns Sunday, leaving the woman dead and her husband hospitalized. Sandra K. Mack, 71, died near a fire pit in the …
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 30, 2016, 4:45 p.m.
4 remaining occupiers of wildlife refuge remain watchful
Four people occupying an Oregon wildlife refuge held their position Saturday and posted live videos that reveal their hyper-vigilance against federal officials who they fear may try to move them …
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 26, 2016, 9:16 p.m.
One killed as police arrest occupiers of Oregon wildlife refuge
Authorities say shots were fired Tuesday during the arrest of members of an armed group that has occupied a national wildlife refuge in Oregon for more than three weeks.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 26, 2016, 9:25 p.m.
The Latest on Oregon standoff: An occupier surrenders in Arizona
The latest on an armed group that took over buildings at a federal wildlife refuge in Oregon
Sat., Jan. 16, 2016, 4:06 p.m.
Armed group occupying refuge clash with environmentalists
The armed activists occupying a national wildlife refuge in southeastern Oregon clashed with environmentalists Saturday as a standoff stretched into a 15th day.
Tue., Jan. 12, 2016, 4:21 p.m.
Idaho lawmakers speak out on their visit to standoff in Burns
Three Idaho lawmakers spoke out Tuesday about their visit over the weekend to armed protesters who have taken over a federal wildlife refuge near Burns, Ore., saying the protesters’ grievances …
Wed., Jan. 6, 2016, 9:53 p.m.
Idaho Rep. Labrador calls armed Burns protest ‘peaceful’ and ‘civil disobedience’
Idaho Rep. Raul Labrador raised eyebrows in Washington, D.C. Wednesday for defending the armed protesters who took over an eastern Oregon wildlife refuge as “peaceful” practitioners of “civil disobedience.”
Tue., June 10, 2014, 12:37 p.m.
Police: Walla Walla “hash oil” explosion sends 2 to hospital
WALLA WALLA — Police in Walla Walla say two men were seriously burned Monday in an explosion that’s believed to have resulted from a process used to extract hash oil …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 28, 2014, 10:52 a.m.
Man and woman taken to Harborview following early morning CDA fire
Eight people, including six children, were taken to the hospital in Coeur d’Alene after a fire broke out in an apartment complex early Friday morning.
Thu., May 30, 2013
Local burn victim struggles to afford her recovery
What was supposed to have been an evening hanging out with friends around a fire pit in a South Hill backyard instead became a life-changing experience for Nikole Williams, 31. …
Sun., May 5, 2013
Months after rescuing family from fire, man loses his fight
For five months, Dave Apperson left his landscaping job early every Friday and drove to Harborview Medical Center to see his son. For five months, Jessica Hammond was terrified to …
Thu., Dec. 6, 2012
Mother recalls devastating house fire
Jessica Hammond remembers just about everything from Tuesday morning. How they needed to escape the thick smoke, but her fiance couldn’t fit through the small window in their basement-level bedroom.
Tue., Dec. 4, 2012, 11:41 a.m.
North Spokane fire sends 6 people to hospital
An early morning fire in north Spokane landed six people in the hospital, one at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle with burns.
Tue., Sept. 4, 2012, 12:01 a.m.
Ukrainian orphan treated for severe burns in Mass.
BOSTON (AP) — Not much is known about how Ihor Lakatosh ended up with burns over 30 percent of his body. The little Ukrainian boy was severely malnourished and unable …
Thu., Aug. 30, 2012, 8:28 a.m.
Montana wildfires burn homes, cause injuries
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Rapidly expanding wildfires across a broad swath of southern Montana have caused injuries and burned homes, buildings and vehicles, authorities said Thursday, as firefighters struggled to …
Sun., Jan. 1, 2012, 3:22 p.m.
Young girl burned in Spokane house fire
A 3-year-old girl was burned in a fire at her northeast Spokane home this morning. The girl is being treated for “extensive” second- and third-degree burns, according to the Spokane …