Teen must pay nearly $37M for starting Oregon wildfire, judge rules

The Eagle Creek wildfire burned 75 square miles in September 2017.  (Genna Martin/seattlepi.com via AP, File) An Oregon judge ruled Monday that a 15-year-old Washington state boy must pay nearly $37 million for starting a major wildfire in the scenic… Continue Reading

Hawaii volcano stokes fears of West Coast eruptions

Multiple fissures emitting minor lava spatter opened Saturday on Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano, heightening fears of an impending major eruption and prompting a warning by the US Geological Survey of more disaster to come. The eruption of a Hawaii volcano in… Continue Reading