Stories tagged: tree
UPDATED: Thu., May 23, 2019, 8:08 p.m.
Firefighters rescued a boy trapped in a tree at Garry Middle School in north Spokane on Thursday evening.
UPDATED: Fri., May 24, 2019, 9:50 p.m.
Years after feeling the country took everything from her, Spokane woman flies flag high atop her 100-foot-tall tree
To see Alicene Robertson’s American flag in her yard, you need to crane your neck. The flag stands atop a 100-foot-tall spruce tree.
UPDATED: Mon., May 20, 2019, 12:47 p.m.
Spokane is home to a few of the state’s champion trees, and some of Eastern Washington’s oldest. Local plant and tree experts say the trees people cultivate, are also a …
Thu., April 25, 2019, 8:11 p.m.
A pilot who was trying to crash-land this week in an Idaho field instead brought his small plane to rest at the top of a 60-foot tree, officials said.
Mon., Dec. 24, 2018, 2:55 p.m.
The National Christmas Tree that sits behind the White House will be reopened to the public on Monday after becoming an unfortunate totem of Washington’s political dysfunction when it went …
Sun., Dec. 9, 2018, 5 a.m.
What started as a trip into the mountains of eastern Bingham County to find a Christmas tree almost ended in tragedy.
Sun., June 10, 2018, 7:02 p.m.
Authorities said they’ve safely captured a bear who appeared in a north Seattle suburb Sunday afternoon.
Thu., June 7, 2018, 3:13 p.m.
A onetime contestant on the TV reality show “Top Chef” has been arrested on charges he poisoned his Brooklyn neighbor’s giant maple tree that’s now in danger of dying.
Wed., May 9, 2018, 9:12 a.m.
Firefighters with Middleton Rural Fire Districthad just finished putting out a grass fire before noon Sunday when they got a call from a sheriff’s deputy who asked for help with …
Tue., May 1, 2018, noon
A black bear spotted sleeping in a tree near a New Jersey home this week has made its way to another tree in a neighboring town.
UPDATED: Sun., April 22, 2018, 9:27 p.m.
A 61-year-old mother of three is perched on a platform 32 feet in the air between two oak trees, trying to stop a natural gas pipeline from coming through land …
Sun., Sept. 17, 2017, 9:09 p.m.
For nearly three and a half years, the damaged Sitka spruce has stood guard at the site of the Oso mudslide. More than 100 feet tall, it was the largest …
Sun., Sept. 10, 2017, 10:16 a.m.
The Connell National Forest’s tale is bigger than the single tree growing on the southbound side of Highway 395.
UPDATED: Sun., June 25, 2017, 8:27 p.m.
A large sequoia tree with a history rooted in conservation was standing in the way of progress, so on Sunday, it was moved.
Wed., April 26, 2017, 6:30 p.m.
The final sections of a 600-year-old white oak tree that’s believed to be among the oldest in the nation have been taken down at a New Jersey church.
Mon., March 20, 2017, 1:05 p.m.
What used to be the tallest known Ponderosa pine on the planet has died, and now its namesake campground is set to join it.
Wed., Feb. 15, 2017, 10:26 p.m.
Colorado’s beetle-infested forests are peppered with an estimated 834 million standing dead trees that threaten to worsen wildfires and degrade vital water supplies that flow from mountains, officials said Wednesday.
Sun., Feb. 12, 2017, 7 a.m.
They may be down but they’re not out: Damaging insects can emerge from fallen trees and logs for several years after a major storm, according to a U.S. Forest Service …
Mon., Jan. 9, 2017
A type of tree that thrives in soggy soil from Alaska to Northern California and is valued for its commercial and cultural uses could become a noticeable casualty of climate …
Wed., Jan. 4, 2017, 5:02 p.m.
High winds toppled a towering evergreen tree onto a house near the Oregon coast, killing an 8-year-old girl who was inside, authorities said Wednesday.
Sat., Dec. 17, 2016, 8:27 p.m.
One person was killed and five others were injured when a large eucalyptus tree fell on a wedding party taking photographs at a Southern California park Saturday, authorities said.
Mon., Nov. 28, 2016, 5:22 p.m.
Gary Amoth backed his 105-foot-long red truck next to the sidewalk of the west lawn of the U.S. Capitol and dropped off a very special delivery: a monster-sized Christmas tree …
Sun., July 24, 2016, 6:38 p.m.
Police have arrested a man after he spent nearly 12 hours perched in a tree in Seattle.
Tue., May 31, 2016, 4:04 p.m.
A man who spent 25 hours high atop a sequoia tree in downtown Seattle in March has been found incompetent to stand trial on a malicious mischief charge.
Tue., May 29, 2007
Nestled along the eastern edge of Riverfront Park, hidden behind earthen berms and rows of trees, lies a rarely used and largely forgotten part of the park – at least …