By Associated Press April 21, 2015 12:33 p.m.
YAKIMA — The federal Bureau of Reclamation has had to start using stored reservoir water to supplement natural flows early because of a worsening drought in central Washington's Yakima Basin.
By Patrick Timm April 21, 2015 6 a.m.
At 4 p.m. Monday, I recorded the first 80 degree day here in Salmon Creek. Other temperatures around the local area were also at or near the 80 degree mark. Wow, it just doesn't get any better than that, does it?
By Patrick Timm April 19, 2015 6 a.m.
March rainfall reports: Claudia Chiasson, Carson, 9.45 inches; Tyler Mode, Battle Ground, 5.29 inches; Bob Starr, Cougar, 13.89 inches; Phil Delany, Dole Valley, 11.1 inches; Robin Ruzek, Lake Shore, 4.68 inches; Pete Conrad, near Tukes Mountain, 5.08 inches; Merle Moore, west of Yacolt, 7.55 inches; Dave Campbell, west of Heisson, 5.77 inches; Bill Sobolewski, Livingston Mountain, 6.83 inches; Judy Darke, Felida, 4.64 inches; Larry Lebsack, Barberton, 5.32 inches; Bob Mode, Minnehaha,4.87 inches; Ellen Smart, Ridgefield, 5.80 inches; Irving St. Germain, Prune Hill, 5.34 inches; Gary Collins, Brush Prairie, 6.67 inches; and Roland Dersken from the Vancouver up north with 7.83 inches. I measured 4.84 inches here in Salmon Creek.
By Associated Press April 18, 2015 3:40 p.m.
HOUSTON — Forecasters said numerous thunderstorms could develop on Saturday in an area stretching from south of San Antonio to central Kansas, a day after storms brought torrential rain, possible tornadoes, flooding, hail and lightning to parts of Texas.
By Associated Press April 16, 2015 6:30 p.m.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wintry weather swept across parts of the Rockies on Thursday, leaving behind some wrecks and road closures.
By Stuart Leavenworth, McClatchy Foreign Staff April 16, 2015 4:26 p.m.
BEIJING — Rule No. 1 for surviving Beijing’s often-brutal living conditions: Develop a sense of humor.