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Evacuations Lifted As Progress Made Against Western Fires

BLY, Oregon (AP) — Firefighters in Oregon reported good progress in the battle against the nation’s largest wildfire, while authorities canceled evacuation orders near a major blaze in Northern California. Containment of the Bootleg Fire in remote southern Oregon was …

Hawaii’s Rains, Floods Cited As Examples of Climate Change

HONOLULU (AP) — Heavy rains are part of the winter wet season in Hawaiian Islands. But the downpours triggering flooding that destroyed homes and bridges and set off mass evacuations on multiple islands this week are also an example of …

Recovery a Long Process for Victims of Wyoming Tornado

GILLETTE, Wyo. — Sherri Morris was standing in the front yard of what used to be her and her husband’s home in Oriva Hills. There are tractor tire marks in what’s supposed to be the front lawn, half of the …

Colorado Wildfire Payments Approved

The fire that raced through the foothills southwest of Denver two years ago killed three people and burned down two dozen homes, including that of a couple who are heirs to former President Herbert Hoover. The wildfire grew from a …