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Wenatchee, WA USA
Saturday, September 21, 2019
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Planned burns taking place in forests throughout the area

If you see smoke in the area today, it most likely is the result of Forest Service burning. The...

Forest Service roads covered with debris after slides

U.S. Forest Service photo The heavy rains that deluged much of North Central Washington in the past few...

Remote wildfires in the region found new life this week

If you’ve seen hints of smoke in the Leavenworth or Chelan areas, it likely is coming from one of two stubborn wildfires.

Forest Service has aggressive forest burning plan for fall

The relatively smoke-free summer we've enjoyed may change a bit this fall. U.S. Forest Service crews will conduct numerous...

Over-popularity of trailheads will mean no more parking along Eightmile Road

The Forest Service says the popularity of the Stuart Lake and Eightmile Lake trailheads southwest of Leavenworth has gotten out of control.

Fires burning in wilderness near Leavenworth could mean smoky days

Three lightning-caused fires are smoldering in the wilderness near Leavenworth. That could mean hazy, if not smoky, conditions in...

Forest Service imposes restrictions on campfires

As fire danger increases with the heat, the Forest Service has tightened restrictions on campfires, but not completely banned them. The...

Stehekin fire holding at 100 acres; crews mopping up Desert Canyon...

Air resources are expected to be used today on a sleeper fire near Stehekin that was started by a lightning strike.

Moth outbreak expected this summer in forests located throughout North Central...

The U.S. Forest Service will be attacking an expected Douglas-fir Tussock moth outbreak this summer in area forests.

Bumper crop of mushrooms expected to draw hordes of harvesters to...

Commercial mushroom permits went on sale today, with the Forest Service expecting big crowds looking to harvest a bumper crop this year....