Wildfires

WA Highways Filled With Drunks
This is a "sobering" photo from the Washington Department of Ecology.
A group of volunteers cleaning trash along I-5 near Lynnwood probably expected numerous bottles, as would anyone that has ever volunteered to pick up public trash.
This is different...
Don’t Blame Canada For Smoke
We have our own fires to blame for the extended air quality warnings here in Washington.
Sure, the smoke filled sky and air that started over a week ago now did begin with smoke from Canadian wildfires. Since then, multiple fires here in Washington have sprung up and with even the usually wet western…
Camping With Burn Bans
It is a busy weekend around Rimrock Lake and the surrounding forest.
As I pulled through late Friday evening I could see many campers had not heard of the $250 fine their campfire could cost them.
Despite it being a packed weekend, I was amazed to find a spot overlooking the lake...
Wednesday’s I-82 Fire [PHOTOS]
Fire season is serious season in 2017.
It really takes very little to start a wildfire this year around Yakima.
From homeless camps to fireworks to cigarette butts, the usual suspects are lining up and taking their turns.
Here are pictures from the fire near Wapato, along I-82 this week...
Target Shooting And Fire Dangers
It might not be a bad time to go try some of the indoor shooting ranges around town.
This 4th of July weekend, not only are there more folks out and about camping and hiking but folks out target shooting.
This is a good time to remind gun enthusiasts about the dangers of target shooting during wildfir…
NEW Fire Restrictions Announced
Wildfire season is set to be a busy one as all the vegetation from our wet winter and soggy spring is drying out from the late June heat.
With the arrival of hot, dry weather right before the Fourth of July holiday weekend and a number of wildfires already ablaze, the Washington Department of Fish an…
Wildfire Season Strikes Selah [VIDEO]
Did you smell the smoke as you went outside this morning?
Many folks from Selah to Terrace Heights could as Collins Ridge over in the Wenas area was in flames overnight.
This morning, several Selah residents were reporting power outages and fluctuations as crews work to contain the blaze.
Shooting Restricted On The Wenas
Wildfire season is here and to reduce the risk of wildfires, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife has again restricted target shooting on the Wenas Wildlife Area near Yakima and Ellensburg.
The restriction, which is now in effect June 15 through Sept...

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