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November 1, 1999
Olympia, Wash. -- Washington Emergency Management Director Glen Woodbury today announced that Washington State is expanding its partnership in Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) efforts to...
November 1, 1999
Salem, Wash. -- Oregon Emergency Management Director Myra Thompson Lee today announced that Oregon is expanding its partnership in Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) efforts to prevent damage...
October 27, 1999
Seattle, Wash. -- Earthquakes shattered whole cities in Turkey last August, hammered Mexico and savaged communities in Taiwan. Closer to home, September witnessed sizeable earthquakes from...
October 21, 1999
More than 2000 representatives from Project Impact communities from across the nation will meet in Washington, D.C. December 12-16, 1999 at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel to attend the Federal...
October 15, 1999
At last week's National Weather Service (NWS) La Nina Forum in Seattle, NWS Climate Prediction Center director Ants Leetmaa noted that La Nina conditions may well last into March 2000, impacting...
October 12, 1999
Seattle, Wash. -- Wet weather offers fair warning of flood season, and disaster officials are reminding homeowners that they may purchase flood insurance through the National Flood Insurance Program...
October 8, 1999
Seattle, Wash. -- The contract to distribute Tone-Alert Radios to residents of Morrow and Umatilla counties in Northeast Oregon as part of the Chemical Stockpile Emergency Preparedness Program...
October 6, 1999
Seattle, Wash. -- Property owners in selected communities in Oregon, Idaho and Washington State are paying less for flood insurance, as of  October 1, 1999.  According to FEMA...
October 5, 1999
Olympia, Wash. -- This week (October 3-9) is National Fire Prevention Week, and the United States Fire Administration (USFA), a directorate of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, is asking all...
October 5, 1999
Salem, Ore. -- This week (October 3-9) is National Fire Prevention Week, and the United States Fire Administration (USFA), a directorate of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, is asking all...
September 30, 1999
Seattle, Wash. -- November traditionally heralds the onslaught of the rainy season here in the Pacific Northwest. November unleashed some of this century's worst recorded flooding in Western...
September 29, 1999
Mount Vernon, Wash. -- The City of Mount Vernon will unveil new signage and additional parkland on Tuesday, October 5, 1999 at 11:30 a.m. at Edgewater Park, 600 Behrens-Millett Road, Mount Vernon....
September 28, 1999
Kamiah, Idaho-- Two years ago, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Director James Lee Witt introduced "Project Impact: Building Disaster Resistant Communities," a new initiative designed to...
September 28, 1999
Olympia, September 28, 1999 -- The first in a series of four Y2K informational video tapes, narrated by well known Seattle television journalist Barry Mitzman, is now available through over 300...
September 28, 1999
The Seattle Federal Executive Board (SFEB) Associates Program hosted a special Small Business Damage Prevention Focus Group on Tuesday, September 28, 1999 at the Valley Medical Center in Renton,...
September 23, 1999
Richland, Wash. -- Residents and businesses in the southern portion of Benton County will begin receiving their emergency notification radios in September. The Tone Alert Radios (TARs) are being...
September 23, 1999
Kamiah, Idaho -- On Wednesday, September 29, 1999 Mayor Bob Olive and an extensive partnership of local businesses, tribal officials and government agencies will meet in the Kamiah Elementary School...
September 18, 1999
Seattle, Wash. -- Recently downgraded to a tropical storm, and soon expected to be off the screens entirely, Hurricane Floyd's residual weather effects continue to plague the East Coast with flooding...
September 15, 1999
Portland, Ore. -- On Monday, September 13, 1999, FEMA Regional Director David L. de Courcy and a host of local government, community, business and nonprofit agency representatives met at Multnomah...
August 30, 1999
Seattle, Wash. -- September is "Weather Radio Awareness Month" in Washington State - an opportunity for emergency managers at all levels to promote NOAA weather radios as an integral item in all...

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