Eagle Creek Fire Size: 48,665 acres
Sunday night, Insitu launched its ScanEagle unmanned aircraft from Bingen Point into a gloomy, smoke-filled sky.
At approximately 8 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 11, skies cleared and burning fuel pockets west of Herman Creek created an impressive plume visible for miles along the Columbia Gorge.
On Friday, Sept. 8, Thunder Island Brewing Co launched a GoFundMe fundraising campaign to benefit Columbia River Gorge-based fire departments in response to the Eagle Creek wildfire.
As of Tuesday morning because of the Eagle Creek Fire, all lanes of Interstate 84 remain closed from Troutdale (Exit 17) to 2 miles west of Hood River (MP 62).
Increased traffic has made access to the air monitors used by the Klickitat County Health Department very spotty.
Smoke chokes Washington - air quality worst in the nation.
Underwood Conservation District (UCD) celebrated 75 years of service to both Skamania and Klickitat counties by hosting a tour highlighting just some of the things UCD does to bring natural resources and human communities into better balance.
The task force assigned to the Dry Creek Fire burning five miles north of Husum made significant headway in its first two days of intensive firefighting activity.
The Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area USFS wasn’t taking any chances with the Roland Lake fire.
OLYMPIA – The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced today the following changes in the fire danger rating and burn restrictions on DNR-protected lands.
Spending time on the river will be inevitable, especially for the Klickitat County Sheriff’s Marine Patrol and Deputy Randy Wells and the Marine Patrol’s new jet skis.
The night of July 4, the Port of Klickitat will host its annual do-it-yourself fireworks event at Bingen Point
Three people were injured in a two-vehicle accident on Monday, June 5, 2016, at approximately 3:27 p.m. The accident occurred on State Route 142 at milepost 9, eight miles north of Lyle.
Local law enforcement agencies agreed they wouldn’t be adopting any of the American Civil Liberties Union’s nine model policies any time soon.