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2008-07-23 09:00:39

By Chris Bristol By CHRIS BRISTOL YAKIMA HERALD-REPUBLIC Firefighters have contained roughly 50 percent of the Cold Springs Fire burning southeast of Mount Adams, officials reported.

2008-07-22 21:00:24

By Yakima Herald-Republic, Wash. Jul. 22--Crews are making more gains today on the Cold Springs Fire burning southeast of Mount Adams, and now have it 85 percent contained.

2008-07-22 21:00:24

By David Lester, Yakima Herald-Republic, Wash. Jul. 22--A state Department of Ecology request for public comment on a list of alternatives to large storage reservoirs to serve the Yakima River Basin got little response Monday afternoon.

2008-07-22 09:00:39

By Phil Ferolito, Yakima Herald-Republic, Wash. Jul. 22--Having now made significant progress against the Cold Springs Fire southeast of Mount Adams, crews expect to start the long mop-up operation Thursday.

2008-07-22 09:00:39

By David Lester, Yakima Herald-Republic, Wash. Jul. 22--A state Department of Ecology request for public comment on a list of alternatives to large storage reservoirs to serve the Yakima River Basin got little response Monday afternoon.

2008-07-19 12:00:28

By Mary Hopkin, Tri-City Herald, Kennewick, Wash. Jul. 19--The Columbia River was the backdrop Friday as Gov. Chris Gregoire announced state funding for two new water supply projects in the Tri-Cities and a landmark agreement that could lead to new state water permits for the first time in 30 years.

2008-07-19 09:00:36

By Erin Snelgrove, Yakima Herald-Republic, Wash. Jul. 19--When not working or attending school, John Mahaney cares for his 24-year-old son. He bathes Mark and feeds him, clothes him and diapers him.

2008-07-18 09:00:41

By Philip Ferolito Crews battling the Cold Springs wildfire southeast of Mount Adams will face afternoon winds and more dry conditions today.

2008-07-17 12:00:39

By Phil Ferolito, Yakima Herald-Republic, Wash. Jul. 17--Crews battling the Cold Springs wildfire southeast of Mount Adams will face afternoon winds and more dry conditions today.

2008-07-17 12:00:39

By Scott Sandsberry, Yakima Herald-Republic, Wash. Jul.


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