Tribal lands victim to fuel spill in Washington state

(Credit: Derailment two BNSF train In Arizona and Washington, it occurred on March 9, shortly after a toxic waste spill in East Palestine, Ohio, on February 3. Derailment in Washington State A derailment near Anacortes, Washington dumped approximately 5,000 gallons of diesel fuel into the environment. No injuries have been reported, but the cause […]

BNSF freight train derailments: 5,000 gallons of diesel spilled in Anacortes, Washington hours after corn syrup spillage in Topock, Arizona

Two BNSF freight trains derailed within hours. Around midnight in Anacortes, Washington, over 5,000 gallons of diesel spilled after two of his locomotives, each capable of carrying 3,500 gallons of fuel, overturned. On Wednesday, a train carrying corn syrup derailed near Topok in western Arizona, near the California border. “BNSF Rail can confirm that a […]

Two trains derail in separate incidents in Arizona and Washington

Two BNSF trains derailed in separate incidents in Arizona and Washington on Thursday, the latter spilling diesel fuel on tribal lands along Puget Sound.No injuries were reported.The cause of either derailment The derailment in Washington occurred at a berm along Padilla Bay on the Swinomish Tribal Reservation near Anacortes. According to the state ecology department, […]

Trains derail in Arizona and Washington, with oil spilled on Puget Sound tribal land

ANACORTES, Wash. — Two BNSF trains derailed on Thursday in separate incidents in Arizona and Washington, the latter spilling diesel fuel on tribal lands along Puget Sound. No injuries have been reported. The cause of either derailment was not clear. The derailment in Washington occurred on an embankment along Padilla Bay on the Swinomish Tribal […]

Franklin W. Ewert | Washington County Obituaries

neo show Franklin W. Ewart July 9, 1932 to March 5, 2023 Neosho’s Franklin (Frank) W. Ewart, 90, passed away on Sunday, March 5, 2023 after a brief illness at Angel’s Grace Hospice in Oconomowoc. The funeral will be held at 6:00 pm on Friday, March 10, 2023 at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Lebanon, and […]

Washington Tribes Drum Up Support for Totem’s Journey

Inspired by Billy Frank Jr., Rumi Mann seeks to bring totems on ‘prayer journey’ for environmental activism By Jared Wenzelburger / For Nisqually Valley News More than 200 attendees gathered at the event hosted by Thurston County’s Interfaith Works and Learning Right Relations on Wednesday, March 1st at the Port of Olympia Plaza. Local tribes […]

Washington County Sheriff’s Report – Akron News-Reporter

January 27, 2023 Deputies were called in for a car break-in into the 300 block of Custer Avenue in the town of Akron. The car owner did not want to file charges. Attorneys responded to vehicle fires on Highway 36 and County Road LL. Further investigation revealed that it was arson. This incident is under […]

You’d Rather Stay Home Than Travel? It’s True in Washington State

Apparently if you’re a Washington State resident, you’re the one at home. You don’t really like traveling, according to a new survey that shows Washington State is least interested in traveling.Family Destination Guide Officials The research was conducted by analyzing information from Google or Google Trends data over the last 12 months. Apparently you […]