Tag: US Forest Service

Forest Service to begin prescribed burning

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Over the next several weeks, communities along the east slopes of the Cascades may see a different type of smoke column rising above the tree...

Restrictions Eased on Campfires

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With rain and cooler temperatures coming into Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is now permitting campfires in designated campgrounds on State managed...

Fire Update: Jolly Mountain, Norse Peak and Jack Creek fires

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An update on fires burning around North Central Washington… The Jolly Mountain Fire, located 11 miles Northwest of Cle Elum, continues to burn in the...

Dozers Begin Containment of Uno Fire

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The Uno Fire has expanded to 900 acres as crews continue to build containment lines. The fire started from an unknown cause on August...

Firefighters Put Out Highway 2 Brush Fire

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A multiple-agency response put a stop to a potenially dangerous wildfire along US Highway 2 West of Leavenworth Saturday afternoon. Firefighters with Lake Wenatchee...

Diamond Creek Fire swells to 12,000 acres, smoke from B.C. fires...

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MAZAMA- The Diamond Creek Fire in the Pasayten Wilderness in Northeast Washington continues to burn along steep slopes in the Diamond Creek Drainage and Billy...

NCWLIFE Evening News August 4

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WENATCHEE, WA - Now the latest news from NCWLIFE and Grant Olson.  And now, a few of the stories we’re following for you tonight...

Wenatchee’s Steve King Testifies Before US Senate Committee on Wildfire Technology

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Washington,DC- Wenatchee’s Director of Community Development was in Washington DC Thursday to testify before a US Senate Committee. Steve King was invited by ranking...

Firefighter dies in Montana Fire

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US Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell reports a firefighter dies while fighting the Lolo Peak Fire in Montana. 29 year old Brent Witham, of the...

Diamond Creek fire continues to grow north of Mazama

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MAZAMA- A forest fire continues to rage in the Pasayten Wilderness in Northeast Washington State. The latest news off the Diamond Creek Fire reports it...