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Things to know about the risk of landslides in the US

Mar. 20, 2024 00:22 AM EDT

OSO, Wash. (AP) — Landslides occur around the world and have helped shape the Earth as we know it. They tend to garner little notice when they strike in remote, unpopulated areas, but they also have the potential to cause immense catastrophes. The landslide that destroyed a rural...

American skier Bella Wright sustains minor injury in downhill crash

Jan. 27, 2024 06:16 AM EST

CORTINA D’AMPEZZO, Italy (AP) — American skier Bella Wright sustained just a minor injury after crashing in a World Cup downhill race on Saturday. Wright had been airlifted off the course but later returned to the finish area with bandages on her chin. “Just a...

Heritage Financial: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

Jan. 25, 2024 08:37 AM EST

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Heritage Financial Corp. (HFWA) on Thursday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $6.2 million. The Olympia, Washington-based company said it had profit of 18 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, were 47 cents per...