Better management of dry rangelands east of the Cascades is key to slowing catastrophic fires.
Emerging scientific evidence shows they may be at risk of respiratory and heart illness, and maybe even cancer.
For the residents of a small town bordering Oregon, this weekend’s smoke felt like “the apocalypse was happening right here.”
Read and see the history, shared perspectives and experiences of people facing these natural disasters on the front lines.
During a hot summer, we worry about wildfires in our forests and rangelands. But in 1889, the year that Washington became a state, three of Washington's cities burned within weeks of each other.