disaster http://kplu.org en NTSB Investigating Fatal KOMO News Helicopter Crash Near Space Needle http://kplu.org/post/ntsb-investigating-fatal-komo-news-helicopter-crash-near-space-needle <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Two people were killed inside a news helicopter when it crashed outside the&nbsp;KOMO-TV&nbsp;studios near the Space Needle in Seattle, sending clouds of black smoke into the sky during the rush hour at 7:40 a.m. Tuesday.</span></p> Tue, 18 Mar 2014 23:43:28 +0000 Associated Press, Ed Ronco, Ashley Gross & Gabriel Spitzer 14973 at http://kplu.org NTSB Investigating Fatal KOMO News Helicopter Crash Near Space Needle President Obama issues disaster declaration for January snowstorm http://kplu.org/post/president-obama-issues-disaster-declaration-january-snowstorm <p>It&#39;s official now. The January snow and ice storm was a disaster!</p><p>President Barack Obama has declared a major disaster exists in 11 Washington counties that were hard hit by the storm during the period of January 14-23, 2012.</p><p>Preliminary estimates indicate more than $32 million in eligible damages.</p><p> Mon, 05 Mar 2012 22:39:23 +0000 Dave Meyer 4329 at http://kplu.org President Obama issues disaster declaration for January snowstorm