Stories tagged: disaster declaration
UPDATED: Wed., May 3, 2017, 11:42 a.m.
Otter: No federal relief for 5 Idaho counties
Gov. Butch Otter says the federal government has once again rejected his request for disaster aid for five counties in Idaho, denying millions of dollars to help pay for the …
UPDATED: Sat., April 22, 2017, 7:45 p.m.
President approves Washington storms disaster declaration
President Donald Trump has approved a disaster declaration for Washington state to address damage from late January and February storms that brought flooding, landslides and mudslides. Spokane County was one …
UPDATED: Fri., April 21, 2017, 10:23 p.m.
Trump signs disaster declaration for 11 Idaho counties
President Donald Trump has signed a disaster declaration for 11 counties in southern Idaho.
Mon., Jan. 23, 2017, 1:14 p.m.
Otter signs snow disaster declaration for Washington County
Idaho Gov. Butch Otter has signed a disaster declaration for Washington County in west-central Idaho due to snow accumulations.
Mon., Dec. 7, 2015, 12:36 p.m.
Idaho declares disaster for windstorm damage repairs
Acting Idaho Gov. Brad Little this morning declared an emergency for Benewah, Bonner, Boundary and Kootenai counties in the wake of the disastrous Nov. 18 windstorm, paving the way for …
Wed., Aug. 13, 2014
Feds deny disaster aid to individual Washington wildfire victims
President Barack Obama denied a request Tuesday for disaster aid to individuals who lost homes and property in the Central Washington wildfires less than a day after approving a disaster …
Thu., Aug. 7, 2014, 10:25 a.m.
State seeks major disaster aid for fires
Central Washington families, businesses and governments need federal aid to help cover the losses from this summer’s wildfires, Gov. Jay Inslee says in a request to the federal government.
Fri., Sept. 14, 2012, 6:34 a.m.
Commerce secretary declares Alaska salmon disaster
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — King salmon fisheries in major Alaska watersheds have been declared failures by the U.S. Department of Commerce, making commercial fishermen eligible for disaster relief.
Tue., Aug. 16, 2011
Gregoire seeks federal disaster aid for farmers
OLYMPIA – Here’s one more thing to consider when complaining about this year’s weather: All 39 counties in Washington may be “disaster areas” and eligible for farm disaster aid because …