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Inslee using wildfires as excuse for carbon tax
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Gov. Inslee Blames Wildfires on Climate Change – Uses Disaster to Push Carbon Trading

Saying, "it's a fact",  WA Gov. Jay Inslee said Wednesday global warming or climate change is why near record fires have erupted in our state.

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Tesla vehicle in showroom
Tesla vehicle in showroom (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
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WA Tried To Land Massive Tesla Electric Car Factory – But Would It Be Worth It?

News has leaked out in economic circles that Washington state Governor Jay Inslee tried to woo controversial electric car maker Tesla to build it's battery "gigafactory" in our state.

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Looters now going through evacuated homes in WA
Looters now going through evacuated homes in WA (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)
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Looters Present New Problem for WA Wildfire Victims

The Carlton Complex fire has made national news on Fox, and other networks.  Now, after the blazes are being brought in check, a new issue is surfacing for those whose homes were evacuated or burned.

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Outdoor burning banned in Mid-Columbia
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Gov. Inslee Bans Nearly All Outdoor Burning in Mid-Columbia

Due to extreme fire danger, the only option is the bbq.

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Saddle Mountain fire at 25,000 acres
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Wildfire Burning on Yakima Training Range and South of Vantage

In what has been a very dry, volatile fire season,  25,000 acres have burned on the Yakima Firing Range.

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State of Emergency in WA due to wildfires
State of Emergency in WA due to wildfires (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)
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Wildfire Emergency Declared in 20 Washington Counties – Including Benton, Franklin

Washington emergency management, and Department of Natural Resources officials Wednesday declared the emergency condition due to extreme wildfire activity.

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Drones to be used to monitor WA forest and wildfires
Drones to be used to monitor WA forest and wildfires (Photo by David Silverman/Getty Images)
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Drones To Help Monitor Washington State Wildfires

This is a practical use of an unmanned aerial vehicle we can accept.

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Gardening with Tom and Gayle
Gardening with Tom and Gayle (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)
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Did You Miss Gardening with Tom and Gayle? Catch up With the Show Here! (AUDIO)

They just might have had that one answer you're looking for on how to get rid of ants swarming your flower garden,  or those bugs that leave those mysterious "holes" in the leaves of your plants.    Catch up with last Saturday's show here.

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Gardening with Tom and Gayle
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Listen to Gardening with Tom and Gayle, Right Here! (AUDIO)

If you missed Gardening with Tom and Gayle, which airs live Saturday mornings on Newstalk 870 from 8-9a.m,  don't worry - you can listen here!

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Worklers smell odors again at Hanford tank areas.
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Another Hanford Worker Treated After Smelling ‘Odors’ at Hanford Tank Farm

A Hanford worker is back at work after being treated with precautionary measures after smelling odors at the AP Tank Farm at Hanford.

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