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Remnants of hurricane help crews in Colorado, Wyoming fires
The area is the epicenter of a large swath of land in the U.S. Southwest that is experiencing exceptional drought.

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Wallowa County’s Hawkins sisters fine with fowl
Wallowa County’s Hawkins sisters fine with fowl
It’s successful in many ways but not necessarily financially, they contend.
Colorado wildfire forces nearly 2K evacuations amid drought
The National Interagency Fire Center reported there were 1,746 people responding to fight six active wildfires in the region.
Montana fire season forecast to be big, despite snowy winter
Montana is still recovering from last year’s fire season, when 1,500 square miles burned.
Longtime Spokane truck company closes after 50 years
Longtime Spokane truck company closes after 50 years
Arlo Huber & Son Inc., in Spokane Valley, Wash., closed its doors May 31 after 50 years. Owner Mark Huber says it’s harder to find drivers, more customers are buying their own trucks or relying on grain trains.
Grizzly bear dies after eating pesticides in garage
A grizzly bear has died after eating pesticides in an open garage northeast of Great Falls
Crunch time: When combines go rogue
Crunch time: When combines go rogue
Longtime Lind, Wash., event means survival for small town.
Evacuation notices lifted in Central Washington fire
Authorities in Grant County have lifted all evacuation notices as crews work to contain a wildfire burning grass and brush north in Central Washington
New wildfire erupts near Colorado ski resorts, houses
The latest fires are stoking fears that a dry winter will lead to a dangerous fire season this summer in the West.
Wildfire threatens some homes in central Washington
Authorities say a wildfire burning grass and brush in Central Washington is threatening several dozen homes and other infrastructure
Extreme fire danger forces another national forest to close
It’s the first full closure of a national forest in Colorado since 2002, which was another very dry year.

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