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December 31, 1999
Seattle, Wash. -- Initial reports from Guam as the first U.S. territory to welcome the New Year indicate a "Y2K Bug-Free" rollover, and while experts caution that some Y2K anomalies may be cumulative...
December 23, 1999
Seattle, Wash. -- The transition to the Year 2000 is not expected to bring major problems with the nation's infrastructure, but temporary local interruptions of service may occur. The silver lining...
December 3, 1999
Seattle, Wash. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that it will allow the City of Kelso to use uncompensated home value as its share of the buyout funds for the...
December 1, 1999
Seattle, Wash. -- Washington State's Emergency Management Division (WEMD) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced plans to help acquire and demolish up to 127 slide-damaged...
November 22, 1999
Coeur D'Alene, Idaho -- The Harbor Island Home Owners Association hosts a groundbreaking ceremony today at 2:30 p.m. for a bridge that is designed to minimize damage from future floods. Funded under...
November 16, 1999
Seattle, Wash. -- Recent rains have saturated soils throughout much of the Pacific Northwest, and with more rain in the forecast, that could spell trouble for mobile and manufactured home owners....
November 11, 1999
Boise, Idaho -- Not all flooding occurs in mapped floodplains. Last week's severe thunderstorms in eastern Idaho and flash flood-driven basement inundation in Pocatello are timely reminders of what...
November 4, 1999
Seattle, Wash. -- With fall upon us, and La Nina in the wings, Pacific Northwest commuters may be in for some rough weather. According to Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Regional...
November 1, 1999
Anchorage, Alaska -- Alaska Division of Emergency Services Director David Liebersbach today announced that Alaska is expanding its partnership in Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) efforts to...
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...
November 1, 1999
Boise, Idaho -- Idaho Bureau of Disaster Services Director John Cline today announced that Idaho 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...

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