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The top public health official in Washington state’s most populous county is asking everyone to wear masks in indoor public spaces because of the rise of the COVID-19 delta variant — even if they have been vaccinated.

Several states scaled back their reporting of COVID-19 statistics this month just as cases across the country started to skyrocket, shifting to weekly reporting instead of daily reporting.

A surge of heavy rain has put nearly 10 million people are under flash flood watches across Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico and Utah.

Caretakers noticed that Ramil, a 9-year-old male snow leopard, had a cough and runny nose on Thursday. Later, two separate tests of his stool confirmed the presence of the coronavirus

Spokane's cooling centers are back open today ahead of another hot week.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Drivers are stuck in eight to ten miles of backups on I-90 due to paving work near the town of Sprague.

One person died when a single-engine airplane crashed and started on fire at an airport in western Idaho.

Methow Valley once again had the worst air quality in the country as wildfires carve through the region.

BREAKING: Families living near Elk are being told to leave their homes immediately as a brush fire burns 15 acres nearby.


Total devastation in Malden, where an estimated 80% of homes were destroyed by a wildfire Monday. The Whitman County Sheriff's Office shared these drone pictures with our @DstnyRichardsTV . #4NewsNow  #WaWILDFIRE 

Video shows the moment a rock slide came falling down on Highway 95 near Riggins. The highway remains blocked with no estimated time of reopening. ?: Carmen Escalera

IT'S OFFICIAL: Today marks the hottest day in recorded history in Spokane! We just passed our previous record of 108 degrees, set back on August 4, 1961. 🔥 FULL STORY:

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BREAKING: Prosecutors charged Chad Daybell with destroying or concealing two sets of human remains after police said they uncovered bodies at his home while searching for evidence in the case of his wife’s two missing children.

People who have been fully vaccinated against Covid-19 can safely gather for Easter on Sunday — both indoors and without masks, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.

WATCH: Gov. Inslee was heckled off the podium during a visit to Tri-Cities, addressing the spike in COVID-19 cases there. "Disparage any governor or senator or president you desire," he said after moving the conference indoors, "but do it with a mask on!"

BREAKING: All four officers at George Floyd's killing now face charges, senator says. Derek Chauvin's charge upgraded to second degree murder.

First Sherman Pass, now Snoqualmie? WSDOT shared this video of a possible *Bigfoot* sighting!