Good morning. Our news coverage plans Thursday. If you have questions or suggestions about the report, please call the Seattle bureau at 206-682-1812 or 1-800-552-7694.

NORTHWEST WILDFIRES

PORTLAND, Ore. - A fire in north-central Oregon continues to grow and force more evacuations.

SPORTS

BBA--BLUE JAYS-MARINERS

SEATTLE — Felix Hernandez makes a crucial start on Thursday night as the Seattle Mariners open a four-game series with the Toronto Blue Jays. Hernandez's spot in the rotation could be at stake with another bad start. UPCOMING: Game at 7:10 p.m. PT. 700

IN BRIEF

—SPOKANE GOP-RESIGNATION: Spokane GOP head resigns over white nationalist speaker.

—SEXUAL PREDATORS-STING OPERATION: 21 arrested in sting operation targeting child predators.

—BLUE ANGELS-I-90 CLOSURES: I-90 in Seattle to close at times as Blue Angels roar above.

—SHOOTING-GUILTY PLEA: Man accused in murder near Port Orchard pleads guilty.