A view of the Eastern Washington fires from Okanogan, as seen by the Arlington firefighters who battled the blazes Aug. 14-22. - Courtesy photo.

Arlington firefighters work round the clock to save Eastern Washington homes

  • Aug 29, 2015 at 7:00AM

ARLINGTON — Perhaps the Arlington firefighters' most harrowing moments in Eastern Washington were when blazes cut across a highway, cutting them off in both directions for several hours, while their families back home heard that three responders had died in the Methow River Valley in Twisp.


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Time for us to help others (Editorial)

  • Today at 6:00AM

Just like others came to our help during the Oso landslide and Marysville-Pilchuck High School shooting disasters, so too should we help the victims of the wildfires in Eastern Washington.

Ebey Slough waters flow into Qwuloolt Estuary as dam is breached

  • Aug 28, 2015 at 1:34PM

MARYSVILLE – A project that took 20 years to complete culminated Aug. 28 as bulldozers removed part of a levee, reopening 350 acres of historic wetlands to threatened salmon.

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Quiet, walking evangelist finds out hundreds have heard his message (slide show)

  • Aug 28, 2015 at 10:46AM

MARYSVILLE – Gary Haga has been walking around east Marysville for more than three years carrying his sign.

Smiley faces everywhere at M'ville YMCA's 20th anniversary event (slide show)

  • Aug 25, 2015 at 11:00AM updated at 4:54PM

MARYSVILLE – With a name like Smiley, you have to figure he's a happy man. David Smiley, who will be 84 in October, really is happy. That's one of his secrets for being so healthy so late in life.


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