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PG&E: Company’s equipment may have ignited Camp Fire

Pacific Gas & Electric says its equipment may have ignited the 2018 Camp Fire, which killed 86 people and destroyed an entire town in Northern California.


Inundated by Camp fire survivors, Chico is a ‘city within a city’

Because of its size and proximity to communities destroyed by the fire, Chico was the logical place for many displaced survivors to move. Now, however, the city is struggling to …


Camp fire survivors get Christmas pardons

California Gov. Jerry Brown on Christmas Eve granted her a pardon for her 1999 drug conviction, a mercy that made her feel as if the state recognized how far she’s …


On Tap: Brewing up relief for Camp Fire victims

More than 1,200 breweries worldwide, including six in Spokane, have joined forces with Sierra Nevada to brew a beer to benefit those affected by last month’s devastating Camp Fire, which …


After the deadly Camp Fire, a dog waited for his owners to return. They’ve finally been reunited.

The Anatolian shepherd’s owner, Andrea Gaylord, was not able to get to her home in Paradise, California, when the fire began to spread Nov. 8 – meaning Madison was left …


What makes a California wildfire the worst? Deaths and size

The so-called Camp Fire in Northern California in many ways has become the worst wildfire the history of a state whose topography and climate have long made it ripe for …


Surviving the Camp Fire was hard enough. Now these animals have to find their humans.

Nearly 10,000 homes around Paradise and Magalia have been destroyed since the Camp Fire ignited early Nov. 8. The fire spread so fast, people barely had time to save themselves, …


Vancouver Red Cross volunteer heads to Camp Fire front lines

Vancouver Red Cross volunteer Ron Burby starts work helping those displaced by the lethal Camp Fire in Northern California today, after he was deployed to the wildfire-ravaged state Monday.


UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 14, 2018, 12:24 p.m.

Could a megafire similar to those menacing California erupt in Spokane? Expert says ‘It’s just a matter of time’

Washington and the rest of the Pacific Northwest have been dealing with an increasingly extended and costly fire season – spurred by rising temperatures due to climate change. This year …


Kids can test their endurance in off-road triathlon at Dart-Lo

Camp Dart-Lo is hosting its second Kids’ Off-Road Triathlon on July 28. The race is open to all children in kindergarten through seventh grade, said Jill Strom, director of fund …


Washington marks 125th birthday with party

OLYMPIA – Washington marked its quasquicentennial Tuesday with an eye to the future, swearing in a new group of children charged with sending a bit of today to coming generations. …


Faulty fuel system sets antique car on fire

A faulty fuel system led to the destruction of an antique car in Spokane Valley this week. Spokane Valley Fire Department crews were called to the 2300 block of South …


Fires flare throughout district

It was another busy time full of brush fires and house fires the week of July 23-31, but Spokane Valley Fire Department crews also fit in a few of the …


Camp Fire won’t run Camp Dart-Lo this summer

Camp Fire USA Inland Northwest Council is facing some tough economic times. In a letter sent out to its thousands of supporters in late October, the nonprofit organization said it’s …


WVHS freshman focused

Ashley Bueckers owns more than 33 animals, a cool Camp Fire uniform and a personal letter from George Bush. While it may seem like an eclectic collection, it’s much more. …