Stories tagged: Naches River
Sun., Jan. 8, 2017, 11:36 p.m.
Two Prosser men killed when truck crashes into Naches River
Two Prosser, Washington, men were killed Saturday evening when their pickup drove off Highway 12 and landed on its roof in the Naches River.
Wed., Nov. 30, 2016, 10:39 a.m.
Donation could speed removal of aging Nelson Dam
The Nelson Dam on the Naches River has hampered salmon trying to migrate upstream for nearly a century, while preventing tons of sediment from being carried downstream where it’s needed.
Tue., Feb. 16, 2010, midnight
Probe digs up mysteries about landslide’s cause
SEATTLE – Geologists working to unravel one of the most destructive landslides in state history still haven’t found a smoking gun – but they’re beginning to dig up some pretty …
Thu., Nov. 5, 2009, 10:11 a.m.
Wash. suspends Nile mine operations
Washington state has issued an emergency order to suspend operations at a gravel mine near a landslide that rerouted central Washington’s Naches River and damaged homes.
Mon., Nov. 2, 2009, midnight
Experts keep eye on Naches slide area
SEATTLE – It’s hard to picture a bigger landslide than the one that buried a quarter-mile of Highway 410 in Yakima County in mid-October. But the state Department of Transportation …
Mon., Oct. 19, 2009, 4:23 p.m.
Feds sending $1 million for Naches road repair
The federal government is releasing $1 million in emergency relief to speed repairs to portions of a highway wiped out by a landslide in central Washington.
Tue., Oct. 13, 2009, 10:09 a.m.
Naches landslide puzzles investigators
The landslide that smothered a stretch of Highway 410 Sunday could be among the largest ever to hit a state roadway, but its cause remains a mystery.
Mon., Oct. 12, 2009, 10:25 a.m.
Wash. DOT assessing landslide near Naches
Experts with the state Transportation Department are evaluating a landslide that obliterated a section of highway and rerouted the Naches River over the weekend.