Washington Fire Map, Update for State Route 167, Evans Canyon, Cold Springs Blazes

Nearby cities, including Puyallup, felt the effects of the fires with smoke “rolling in the city,” according to the Puyallup Police Department. The Central Pierce Fire and Rescue also said that the county was experiencing smoke from the fires in Eastern Washington.

80% of the buildings in an eastern Washington town were destroyed during a Labor Day firestorm

In eastern Washington, fires fueled by high winds and dry ground spread quickly Monday, engulfing structures and damaging property as nearly every fire district in the county responded. Just after noon, another fire moved in, and deputies went door to door to evacuate residents, according to the news release.

Wildfire ravages tiny Malden, Washington, destroying post office, city hall, fire station, most homes

On Monday night, Portland General Electric cut off power to about 5,000 customers living near Mt. Hood, an area at high risk of catching fire because of windy and dry conditions, KATU TV reported. The forested area is along Highway 26 from Alder Creek and Brightwood to Government Camp.

Bloomberg and The Washington Post are betting big on gaming. Here’s why

Bloomberg has long covered the finances of gaming companies such as Sony (SNE) and Nintendo (NTDOF). Now it also covers the media and culture side of the industry. In April, Bloomberg launched an entertainment vertical called Screentime that includes gaming coverage. Later that month, one of the gaming industry’s leading reporters, Jason Schreier, formerly of […]

Hollywood Reeling Over Chadwick Boseman; Spike Lee, Barack Obama, Issa Rae, Denzel Washington, Ava DuVernay, Ted Sarandos, Kamala Harris & Others Mourn Star’s Death – Update

Here’s to an incredible man with immeasurable talent, who leaned into life despite his personal battle behind the scenes. May we take this as a reminder that you never truly know what the people around you might be going through – treat them with kindness, and cherish every minute you have together. RIP #ChadwickBoseman

Django Unchained star Kerry Washington marries in secret

Kerry Washington has married her boyfriend American football star Nnamdi Asomugha in a secret wedding ceremony.Scandal actress, who also starred in Django Unchained as Jamie Foxx’s enslaved wife Broomhilda von Shaft, wed on 24 June with her parents Earl and Valerie Washington present as witnesses.Vanity Fair, the first black woman to do so since Beyonce […]

Washington Town Has 80% Of Homes, Businesses Destroyed By Wildfire, Search For Possible Victims Ongoing

“In the town of Malden, the Fire Station, Post Office, City Hall/Library and other prominent buildings have been completely burned to the ground. It is estimated that 80 percent of the homes and structures in Malden were destroyed,” the release added. “Whitman County Emergency Management, the Sheriff’s Office and Fire Incident Command are working on […]

80-Foot-Long Train Car Is a Fascinating Feature of This Washington Home

Andersen says there were two train cars sitting on a salvage lot in Concrete, WA, when the home’s first owner went looking for a way to creatively add space to the house in the mid-1990s.

Washington Monument Reopens Three Years After Earthquake

The Washington Monument will open for tours again on Monday for the first time since the memorial was damaged in a 5.8-magnitude earthquake in August 2011. More than 150 cracks have been repaired, rainwater leaks have been sealed, and new exhibits have been installed, thanks in part to Carlyle Group co-CEO David Rubenstein, who paid for […]

Washington Football Team unveils starter at RB on depth chart

Barber is entering his fifth NFL season after spending his first four with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. In four seasons with Tampa, Barber has rushed for 1,987 yards and 15 touchdowns, making him the most successful NFL running back on Washington’s roster.