Cloudy

56°F

Shelton, WA

Cloudy
Humidity: 90%
  • Flood Warning Extends Through Thursday Morning

    skok floodThe flood warning continues for the Skokomish River near Potlatch affecting Mason County, Olympic Peninsula Region. While showers will continue over the south slopes of the Olympics, heavy rain has come to an end. The three to five inches of… Read More +

  • 1
  • Olympia Hospital Must Start Paying Business Tax

    Prov-St.Peter-Hospital-OlympiaProvidence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia will have to start paying a city business tax that will cost it an estimated $340,000 next year. The City Council voted Tuesday to remove the business and occupation tax exemption for religious and medical… Read More +

  • 1
  • Seahawks Roster Moves

    brackettThe Seattle Seahawks have claimed TE Brett Brackett off waivers from the Tennessee Titans and released TE RaShaun Allen, the team announced this afternoon.
    Brackett was originally signed as an undrafted free agent by the Miami Dolphins on July 28, 2011. He spent time on the Miami, Jacksonville and Philadelphia practice squads during 2011.

    Read More
  • 1

US Regulators Investigate Jeep Grand Cherokee Fires

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-08_370c57e5b1.jpgJeff Kowalsky/Bloomberg via Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- U.S. auto safety regulators are investigating three consumer reports of ceiling fires in 2012 model Jeep Grand Cherokees. Consumers described a "burning odor and visible smoke coming from the headliner while the vehicle was being driven," according to a report by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

The burning odor was followed by flames, only intensified by wind from windows lowered to clear the smoke. All three vehicles continued to burn after they had been turned off and had to be put out by the fire department or fire extinguishers. In one case, flames spread to the passenger seat after the sun visor fell. There were no injuries.

In each incident, the cars had to be towed to dealerships for repairs. The preliminary report makes no mention of a recall, only an evaluation of "the scope, frequency and consequence of the alleged defect."

However, Clarence Ditlow from the Center of Auto Safety tells ABC News it's only a matter of time. The only question is how soon will they announce a recall. There's a long history of occupant compartment recalls caused by electrical shorts," Ditlow said.

Chrysler recalled 2.7 million Jeep models in June after a NHTSA investigation found faults in the fuel tanks.

Copyright 2013 ABC News Radio

  1. Environment
  2. Recreation

Tweets

wsdot_tacoma
wsdot_tacoma - Cleared: Collision on US 101 SB near Olympia City Limits at mp 367

1 hour ago

goffrugbyreport
goffrugbyreport - Good to see @buddbayrugby alum Scott LaValla get released for 3 of 4 USA games this Nov. goffrugbyreport.com/national-teams… pic.twitter.com/O77JyrrgOp

Retweeted 1 hour ago

Seahawks
Seahawks - .@PeteCarroll compares/contrasts @CameronNewton @DangeRussWilson on #SeahawksPressPass at 6&10p @ROOTSPORTS_NW. pic.twitter.com/1RwNHppYV4

1 hour ago

wsdot_tacoma
wsdot_tacoma - Collision on US 101 SB near Olympia City Limits at mp 367. The right lane is blocked.

1 hour ago

Public Notices