Western states have raised over $200,000 for firefighters and victims devastated by wildfires through the popular crowdfunding website GoFundMe.
The Jolly Mountain Fire is 25 percent contained as of Thursday morning.
While smoke from Washington's wildfires is subsiding, Yakima and Kittitas Counties aren't in the clear quite yet.
Evacuations have been reduced in areas previously threatened by the Jolly Mountain Fire.
Firefighters continue to make progress on the Norse Peak Fire, which has burned about 50,000 acres of forestland along Highway 410 on the Yakima-Pierce County border since Aug.11. It's 12 percent contained.
The Jolly Mountain Fire, which has been burning near Cle Elum since Aug. 11, is now just over 26,300 acres as of Thursday morning.
All schools in the Ellensburg School District are closed until further notice.
The Jolly Mountain Fire just outside of Cle Elum continues to rage this morning following a lightning strike on August 11.
The National Guard has been activated to help hundreds of firefighters combat the Jolly Mountain Fireb urning over 24,500 acres northwest of Cle Elum.
Smoke from the Jolly Mountain fire is one of the biggest causes for all the poor air quality in the region, the fire has now burned 28,000 acres.
Central Washington University President James Gaudino joined Washington's other five public university presidents to protest the repeal of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program in six months.
The Norse Peak fire continues to burn this morning and has triggered a Level 3 "Go Now" evacuation notice for Pierce County residents in the Gold Hill Community, Pick Handle Basin and the Crystal Mountain Ski Resort.The temperature inversion…
A wildfire is burning about 21,000 acres northwest of Cle Elum, leading to numerous evacuation alerts in Kittitas County.
A wildfire continues to spread 11 miles northwest of Cle Elum, forcing over 150 homes to evacuate this week.
The Kittitas County State Fair and Rodeo has arrived and is scheduled to draw huge crowds to Ellensburg during the Labor Day weekend.
A wildfire is burning at over 9,000 acres northwest of Cle Elum as of Thursday morning.
Evacuations are underway for more than 150 homes in Kittitas County as the Jolly Mountain Fire continues to spread west of Cle Elum.
The Kittitas County Emergency Operations Center was activated this morning after the County Commissioners signed a declaration of emergency, which allows for additional resources to be utilized. The EOC continues to work closely with the Great Basin Team 4 Type 2 Incident Management Team to monitor fire activity and update evacuation levels as needed.
Wildfires burning in eastern Washington have prompted air quality alerts for Benton, Franklin, Yakima, Walla Walla and Kittitas Counties.
One person was killed in a four-vehicle pileup while a wildfire burned on I-90, filling the air with smoke near Ellensburg.
A Central Washington student didn't think he would ever get his wallet back after losing it on a plane in Atlanta.
Two people died in a three car collision on Highway 12 in Naches late Tuesday night.
NACHES, Wash. - US-12 has re-opened in both directions at Naches, milepost 190, after a collision. This is a developing story.
A family of nine was rescued from a rafting accident near Smiley Rock on the Yakima River Monday evening.