(AMARILLO, Texas) -- Several large wildfires continue to tear through northern Texas, including one that has grown into the largest blaze in state history.The Smokehouse Creek Fire that ignited in Hutchinson County remained active Thursday, with just 3% containment, the Texas A&M Forest Service... Read More.
(AMARILLO, Texas) -- Several large wildfires continue to tear through northern Texas, including one that has grown into the largest blaze in state history.The Smokehouse Creek Fire that ignited in Hutchinson County remained active as of Thursday morning, having burned an estimated 1,075,000 acres... Read More.
(The Center Square) – The Biden administration on Tuesday announced a major disaster declaration that orders federal assistance for victims of devastating wildfires in Spokane County last summer. ... Read More.
(The Center Square) – A bill to provide relief for victims rebuilding after the 2023 Spokane County wildfires passed the House just before the Wednesday cutoff and now... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Wildfires are expected to worsen across the U.S. and by mid-century, the effects of wildfire smoke could bring startling health risks to 125 million Americans, a newly released study revealed.For decades, the effects of wildfires were felt mainly on the West... Read More.
(The Center Square) – Three congressional members from Pacific Northwest have introduced bipartisan measures which aim to improve coordination between local, state, and federal agencies and tribal nations... Read More.
If you or someone you know is struggling with thoughts of suicide, call or text the Suicide & Crisis Lifeline at 988 for free, confidential emotional support 24 hours a day, seven days a week.(NEW YORK) -- Five months after wildfires destroyed homes and... Read More.
Perhaps HARDY said it best: "Lainey mania!" Her "wait in the truck" duet partner accidentally coined the phrase, even before Lainey Wilson took home the 2023 Entertainer of the Year trophy at the CMA Awards.For the second year in a row, Lainey was the most-nominated artist going into... Read More.
(LAHAINA, Hawaii) -- A battle is brewing in Maui over one of the most essential resources for human survival: water.Four months after West Maui suffered the deadliest natural disaster in the state's history, residents are seeking existing water rights, which many characterize as "stolen"... Read More.
(WAILUKU, Hawaii) -- Maui County Mayor Richard Bissen hopes to incentivize short-term rental owners to use their units as temporary housing as victims of the wildfires continue to face housing insecurity issues.His proposed bill, if enacted, would amend the County Code to exempt short-term vacation... Read More.
(WAILUKU, Hawaii) -- Three key Maui departments have been served subpoenas in order to move forward the Hawaii Attorney General's Office investigation into the deadly wildfires as critical facts are still needed.Hawaii Attorney General Anne E. Lopez subpoenaed the Maui Emergency Management Agency, the... Read More.
(MAUI, Hawaii) -- Hawaii Gov. Josh Green announced a new recovery fund as part of the One 'Ohana Initiative, which will set aside more than $150 million for the victims of the Maui wildfires that began on Aug. 8.The families of those who were... Read More.