From drought to floods


OPB: Washington governor Jay Inslee has declared a state of emergency to deal with floods.

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OPB: Washington governor Jay Inslee has declared a state of emergency to deal with floods.

“There are people in need across Southwest Washington and the rest of the state and we’re here to provide whatever assistance the local communities require,” Inslee said in a statement. “We’re in this together.”

Southwest Washington was hit  particularly hard Tuesday night, as hundreds of Cowlitz County residents were isolated by the surging Kalama River.

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