Stories tagged: Vantage
Wed., Sept. 4, 2019, 5 a.m.
A series of accidents on the Columbia River ferries prompted the Spokane Daily Chronicle editorial page to call for “radical and quick action in devising safer methods for transportation across …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 28, 2019, 7:37 p.m.
A hay truck fire led to a brief closure of all lanes of Interstate 90 six miles west of Vantage on Wednesday afternoon.
Sun., Aug. 18, 2019
A watered-down firecracker ordinance “won’t spoil Fourth fun,” said a Spokane Daily Chronicle headline.
Wed., Aug. 14, 2019
100 years ago in Vantage, Washington: Windstorm strands hundreds of motorists after ferry is swept away
Some motorists reported being stranded for 48 hours, and that locals were providing food “at exorbitant prices.” A line continued to form as more drivers arrived hoping to cross the …
Tue., March 26, 2019
For climbers itching to get outside, early April can be a maddening time.
Wed., Aug. 8, 2018, 4:21 p.m.
A popular Washington climbing spot is getting a much-needed second toilet.
Tue., July 10, 2018, 7:35 a.m.
The central Washington town of Vantage has been evacuated and Interstate 90 has been closed in both directions by a fast-moving wildfire.
UPDATED: Tue., July 10, 2018, 10:11 p.m.
Two wildfires sparked Tuesday in Central Washington, their flames coming close to major highways and forcing evacuations.
Sat., June 23, 2018, 1:26 p.m.
Evacuation notices have been lifted for residents in about 30 homes as a wildfire burning in central Washington reaches 50 percent containment.
Sat., June 23, 2018, 1:03 p.m.
Fire fighters contained wildfire that burned 7280 acres west of the Columbia River, near Vantage and state emergency services have begun to move out of the area.
UPDATED: Thu., June 21, 2018, 6:57 p.m.
Fire crews were able to contain a large fire burning north of Interstate 90 in Kittitas County from threatening structures in the town of Vantage.
UPDATED: Sun., June 4, 2017, 10:42 p.m.
Interstate 90 westbound at George, Washington, was temporarily closed Sunday due to a wildfire that officials say was caused by a spark from a barbecue along the Columbia River.
Thu., May 26, 2016, 4:56 p.m.
Interstate 90 through Central Washington could see delays over the Memorial Day holiday, state transportation officials warned.
Thu., Feb. 25, 2016, 8:02 a.m.
At least 65 elk have been killed this winter on a stretch of Interstate 90 just west of Vantage.
Fri., July 18, 2014
A chain-reaction accident involving at least 24 vehicles closed eastbound Interstate 90 for much of the day Thursday as emergency crews struggled in blowing dust, ash and smoke to remove …
Sun., Jan. 27, 2013
VANTAGE, Wash. – Blistering hot in midsummer and bitterly cold in the dead of winter, Ginkgo Petrified Forest State Park is best visited in the spring or fall. West Siders …
Fri., Aug. 13, 2010, 8:29 a.m.
The Kittitas County sheriff’s office says a sheriff’s team managed to rescue a disabled boat with seven people aboard that was being blown into rocks on the Columbia River shore …