Stories tagged: cascadia subduction zone
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 4, 2019
‘It’s about The Big One’: Amendment would give state Legislature broad powers in case of catastrophe
Constitutional amendment would expand legislative powers in catastrophic incidents.
Thu., March 29, 2018
State and local officials begin looking at a way to set priorities to brace the state against catastrophic quakes that are going to come at some point.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 24, 2018
Washington officials already have concluded that the state is woefully unprepared for a catastrophic earthquake, like the so-called “Big One” that’s expected to strike near the coast sometime in the …
Thu., June 9, 2016
Washington National Guard practices search, rescue and recovery operations at Shelton for a catastrophic quake and tsunami. That may be as close as anyone will be able to get to …
Wed., June 8, 2016
Cascadia Rising drill includes delivery of vital supplies by sea when roads are destroyed.
Tue., June 7, 2016
Some 20,000 federal, state and local disaster officials and military personnel from around the Northwest and across the country are practicing for “the big one” – a cataclysmic quake off …
Fri., Sept. 4, 2015
Japan will help Washington state prepare for “the big one” – a possible rupture of a geologic fault along the Pacific Coast that would cause a massive earthquake and tsunami. …
Sun., July 26, 2015
When “The Big One” hits in Western Washington, we’re likely to feel it in the Inland Northwest, but it might seem like nothing more than the shaking from a large …