Raging Kahlotus blaze threatened homes, school, entire town

The blaze that started on Copp Road near Connell and spread to the town of Kahlotus was contained at 100 percent as of Wednesday morning. Power poles were consumed as winds picked up and flames spread across canyons on Highway 260 between Sunday night and Tuesday morning.

How a slow cooker can be a college kid’s go-to appliance

The humble slow cooker is all college students need to pack this fall to stay well-fed. College students can use a slow cooker for simple things like canned soup. Authors Bruce Weinstein, Mark Scarbrough and Anupy Singla give tips and recipes for slow cookers for college students

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Kahlotus resident Mirela Haurdic tells about fire evacuation

Mirela Haurdic tells about her family's evacuation from their home at 525 W. Martin St. in Kahlotus when a fast moving brush fire threatened the small rural Franklin County town. The hillside behind the town was scorched but firefighters prevented any homes from being destroyed.
Bob Brawdy Tri-City Herald
Kahlotus resident Mirela Haurdic tells about fire evacuation 1:12

Kahlotus resident Mirela Haurdic tells about fire evacuation

Kahlotus Fire Incident Commander Chris Hutsell 1:02

Kahlotus Fire Incident Commander Chris Hutsell

Family camping tradition at the Benton Franklin Fair & Rodeo 1:00

Family camping tradition at the Benton Franklin Fair & Rodeo

South Carolina mother accused of killing baby in fridge denied bond 2:40

South Carolina mother accused of killing baby in fridge denied bond