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Officials across the Northwest prepare for what could be a busy wildfire season

With an exceptionally dry May behind us and warmer summer temperatures on the horizon, officials say conditions seem to be lining up for a potentially busy fire season around much of the Pacific Northwest. Continue reading

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Wildfire safety fuels hot debate; as more people move into wildland-urban interface, firefighting challenges increase

When a wildfire is rolling toward a house built with a cedar shake roof, surrounded by decorative juniper up to the windowsills, and the only access road is overgrown and narrow, firefighters will likely skip it. “People think that we’re … Continue reading

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