It is just now 6:56... time to get you ready to monday in the morning sprint.
Caroline flynn is live in the nine mile area with a fun family event on the water... mark peterson is tracking temperatures warming up for the weekend.
But we begin with new firewatch numbers overnight... the cold creek fire near yakima is up to eight-thousand acres.
The fire started on state route 24 yesterday... and jumped onto the rattlesnake mountain.benton county fire district two posted to facebook at midnight that, due to calming winds, it no longer plans to burn the top of the mountain to eliminate a fuel source for the fire for now... and instead plans to contain the fire where it is currently burning on the north slope.according to the department of natural resources, the fire had closed state route 24 and state route 240 .... about two hours ago, we received word that those roads are open a rathdrum man died early yesterday evening when he crashed his motorcyle avoiding a flock of wild turkeys.
According to idaho state police... 52-year-old david bedford was riding west on state highway 53 when he swerved to avoid the birds... lost control... and crashed into a tractor trailer.
Bedford died at the scene.
The driver of the tractor trailer was not injured.
In seattle... the man who confessed to murdering a woman who disappeared ten years ago... took back his confession... and is now free.
Prosecutors dropped federal charges.
Nancy moyer hasn't been seen since 2009.
And earlier this month... eric roberts confessed.
Investigators searched his property... but didn't find evidence of moyer's body.
Detectives say the murder investigation is still underway... and roberts is still being investigated.
Mark 3 caroline live most importantly, this will be happening in a different area tomorrow.
It'll be happening at the nine mile recreation area.
We are here this morning for easier access during the early hours!what will be provided tomorrow is lots of equipment to get the family familiar -- think canoes, kayaks (all different kids -- inflatable, whitewater, sea kayaks), standup paddle boards -- great way to test some items out before making a big purchase!it's free for kids and $5 for those 18 and over.
There is a thirty minute time limit so everyone gets a chance to enjoy.they'll have life jackets on hand, but please bring if you have -- and bring your washington state discover pass for parking.
Don't have one?
They'll be available on site too.it's all happening 10am to 2pm paddle, splash and play tomorrow at the nine mile recreation area10am to 2pm$5 for adultsbring life washington discover pass coming up next on good morning america.
Rising tensions between the u-s and iran... the fallout from the u-s military destroying an iranian drone that came within one-thousand yards of a u-s ship in the strait of hormuz.martha raddatz is live from d-c.
And it's a summer scorcher... g-m-a has team coverage from stephanie ramos and the weather team with reports about how to keep your family safe from this dangerous weather.
Looking ahead today... this sunday, you can go to the davenport grand ballroom for "vintage spokane: a food and wine affair."
The event highlights more than 50 award- winning and up-and-coming wineries throughout the northwest.
V-i-ps can get in at 2, while general admission starts at three p-m.
The historic patsy clark's mansion in browne's addition is officially on the market... the three and a half story home was designed in the 19th century for mining magnate patsy clark.right now the mansion is home to a law firm.
There's no asking price listed - you have to make your offer... more details now on kxly.com