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Oregon wildfire forces evacuations

SISTERS, Ore. - About 600 residents are under evacuation orders in a prime eclipse-viewing location in Oregon threatened by the "Milli Wildfire" that has closed access to part of a wilderness area and a regional highway.

Paul Allen-backed vessel finds USS India

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Two killed in plane crash near Madras

One person was killed in the crash, according to The Oregonian.

Whale stranded in Washington freed

A juvenile gray whale stranded on a remote beach in Washington has been freed.

Powerball jackpot climbs to $535 million

The jackpot is one of the largest in U.S. history.

Total Eclipse in the Car

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Fant’s injury cast shadow over…

The team announced Fant had a knee injury and may have significantly changed Seattle's plans for the offensive line.

BLOG: Vikings vs. Seahawks

Updates from NFL writers and reporters covering the Seahawks.

Impacts of the water rights impasse

It's been nearly a month since the state legislature adjourned without a deal on a capital budget or the Hirst water rights issue that's put some rural home construction on hold.

How much it’ll cost procrastinators…

Planning on making a last minute trip to see the eclipse? Here's what it will cost you.

Toxic algae closes Long Lake in Lacey

People and pets should avoid contact with water that contains algae.

Florida authorities say 4 police…

Two police officers in Jacksonville and two police officers in Kissimmee were shot on Friday night, according to authorities.

10 Seattle spots to watch the eclipse

Can't make it to Oregon? There are plenty of places in Seattle to watch this once-in-decades event.

Seahawks Michael Bennett sits again…

Michael Bennett was not alone when he sat for the anthem.

LIVE BLOG: Vikings vs. Seahawks

Updates from NFL writers and reporters covering the Seahawks.

Settlement will fund rain gardens

Construction of rain gardens in Lynnwood is underway thanks to settlement money paid by Snohomish County after a lawsuit over the Clean Water Act.

Pierce County judge urges girls of…

A Pierce County judge is hoping to change the "gavel gap" and get more diversity in the courtroom.

Bellingham removes signs on bridge…

Pickett Bridge was named after Captain George E. Pickett, who built Fort Bellingham and also fought with Virginia in the Civil War.

NBA veteran Jamal Crawford continues…

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Eclipse traffic not in Portland yet

Despite the total solar eclipse still being days away, heavy traffic that began Wednesday is still clogging a Central Oregon highway.