The Department of Natural Resources has responded to 468 wildfires — nearly double the average number of fires for the same time over the past 10 years.
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As an operator for King County Metro, Clay McClure risks his own health and safety to keep the community moving during the pandemic.
Lessons on catastrophe from new books about the atomic bomb and the eruption of Mount St. Helens.
Forty years after the mountain’s eruption, the weakened Spirit Lake tunnel could flood nearby towns if it collapses.
The city is adapting as we enter the second month of Washington’s ‘Stay Home, Stay Healthy’ order.
Most people in King County are adapting, according to a UW survey, but researchers worry depression and anxiety could amplify as the pandemic wears on.
For ‘Lightning’ Bill Austin, life in a Methow Valley lookout tower isn’t too different from life under social distancing.
With stay-at-home orders pausing fieldwork, scientists worry about Washington's threatened species.
Disasters deepen inequality, but we can stop further displacement in the South End before it’s too late.
Testing and forensic tracing of COVID-19 could have slowed the pandemic in its earliest days. But by the time anyone noticed, it was too late.
Washington gardeners are growing food in P-Patches and backyards to boost morale and community food supplies.
If Dr. Deborah Fuller’s moonshot method is successful, she and a team could deliver a coronavirus vaccine months earlier than other methods.
Washington chose a specific figure, but experts say "there is no magic number."
From spreading misinformation to doubting experts, the President's actions put Americans at risk.
With the lack of accessible testing still a hurdle in fighting the deadly virus, a data scientist is co-leading an effort to increase availability.
Experts warn that Puget Sound needs to prepare for a long-term battle against the swiftly spreading virus.