SPOKANE — Gov. Jay Inslee is asking the federal government to reconsider providing federal aid to people hurt by the state’s largest wildfire in Okanogan County. Inslee said Wednesday that more homes were destroyed or damaged than initially thought.
SEATTLE — The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation announced Wednesday that it will spend $50 million to support emergency response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, marking the group’s largest donation to a humanitarian effort.
EAST WENATCHEE — Officials from the Wenatchee Valley’s port districts, county governments and chambers of commerce joined the public Tuesday in hosting a bash to commemorate Horizon Air’s 30 years of service at Pangborn Memorial Airport.