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Glacier Park wildfires see cooler weather, stronger winds
It's a good news, bad news situation for firefighters working in Glacier National Park

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We’re Putting More Homes On Wild Lands And In The Path Of Wildfires
Wildfire risk is increasing as more people move into places where cul-de-sac meets forest or sagebrush.
Notes of support pour in for 2 who started California blaze
A blaze that destroyed nearly 1,100 homes and killed eight people started with a spark from a vehicle driving on a flat tire.
Utah firefighter who died in California offered to help
Firefighters from all over the country and some from overseas have been helping California battle a series of deadly and devastating wildfires.
Wildfire Smoke Causing Poor Air Quality Across Northwest
Officials advise people in affected areas to avoid outdoor activity — especially young children, the elderly and people with respiratory problems.
Firefighting mars the earth. California crews are fixing it
“Suppression repair” begins almost as soon as the fire moves through and the ground cools off.
Oregon’s Douglas County withdraws rural housing zone
Oregon’s Douglas County withdraws rural housing zone
A plan to allow 20-acre rural home sites on 22,500 acres of farm and forestland in Oregon’s Douglas County has been withdrawn, though perhaps only temporarily.
Washington county tallying elk damage to farms
Washington county tallying elk damage to farms
Skagit County assessor surveys elk damage to farmland
Wildfire forces evacuations in Glacier, Yosemite to reopen
The fire burning in Glacier was one of several started by lightning on Saturday evening.
Longview farm part of larger effort toward food equality
Longview farm part of larger effort toward food equality
Longview's popular farm and plant nursery Watershed Garden Works is brimming with life: from goldenrod, Douglas aster and lupine to purple basil, Desert King Figs and sweet wild strawberries
Central Wyoming residents struggling with lack of groceries
Central Wyoming residents struggling with lack of groceries
In Midwest, there are three local choices for food: a gas station, a church food bank and a bench outside of the post office

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