Even as the consensus for prescribed fires has grown, the number of acres actually burned each year is shrinking.
Barbara Earl Thomas explores race and innocence amid social upheaval.
Little is done to protect the workers’ health, and many feel powerless to hold employers accountable.
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The state’s park system has been the ultimate outdoor refuge this year, but crowds, trash and social distancing have caused stress.
As smoke travels, it can cause illness and economic hardship thousands of miles away.
Emerging scientific evidence shows they may be at risk of respiratory and heart illness, and maybe even cancer.
As climate change drives more and more disasters, mental health support is in greater need than ever. America is not ready.
The Canadian province is well ahead of Washington and Oregon in protecting people’s health from wildfires.
A growing body of evidence shows smoke sickens and can even kill. Is the government doing enough to protect residents?
As Washington state pushes through the pandemic, a shortage of child care options forces parents and providers to make difficult choices.
Beyond coronavirus exposure and making rent, service workers are likely coping with long-lasting mental health effects.
For years, sex workers have struggled to find safe work under tighter federal regulations. Coronavirus made that worse.
Online classes and no college sports spell trouble for small towns that lean on a higher ed economy.
Worried about a lack of COVID-19 safety precautions, visiting workers say they are prioritizing their lives in the midst of the pandemic.
Experts worry people may be destroying their credit to make ends meet during the pandemic.
Whether they lost their jobs or the nature of their work changed, these Seattleites are finding creative ways to supplement their income.