Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has ordered a new report on seismic danger, adding to a paper trail of recommendations that have largely been ignored for...
Earthquake-insurance prices soar in Washington, and companies hold all the power | Times Watchdog WATCH
SEISMIC NEGLECT | In negotiations over earthquake-insurance rates, companies can threaten to walk away. Washington’s insurance commissioner's strategy? Give the companies what they want.
If you’ve wondered about getting earthquake insurance, here are a few things you should know first.
Lessons from Christchurch: 4 key ways Seattle can prepare for earthquake devastation | Seismic Neglect
What Christchurch, New Zealand, learned from its destructive earthquakes, and how Washington state compares.
An earthquake worse than the ‘Big One’? Shattered New Zealand city shows danger of Seattle’s fault | Seismic Neglect WATCH
The 2011 earthquake that crumpled Christchurch, New Zealand, gives a vision of the danger lurking under Seattle — and insights on how to lessen some...
The largest disaster drill in the region’s history exposed flaws in preparedness.
Seismic Neglect | In the first part of a continuing series, The Seattle Times examined officials’ neglect of the most vulnerable kind of building: old,...
For decades, Washington state officials have known the full scope of the Northwest's earthquake menace. Yet the state lags nearly all other quake-prone states in...
Seismic Neglect: Seattle officials have been counting earthquake-vulnerable buildings since the early 1990s, but no law requires the structures to be strengthened.
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