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Smoke blankets Yosemite park but trails and lodges are open
The blaze grew overnight to 14 square miles and was largely burning out of control.

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Trump administration defends Cascade-Siskiyou expansion
Trump administration defends Cascade-Siskiyou expansion
An Obama-era expansion of Oregon’s Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument is being defended as legal by the Trump administration.
Herbicide may have killed other trees in central Oregon
A weed-killer that killed thousands of ponderosa pines near Sisters has been linked to the deaths of other trees outside Sunriver and possibly across Oregon
Wildfire closes I-90, threatens Washington town
Wildfire closes I-90, threatens Washington town
A fast-moving wildfire closed the main Seattle-to-Spokane interstate freeway and threatened a small Central Washington town early Tuesday, while an earlier fire west of Wenatchee appears on the decline.
Drought increases problems for forest managers
Drought increases problems for forest managers
Drought exacerbates other forest problems, says Washington State University Extension forester Andy Perleberg.
Scandal-plagued EPA Administrator Pruitt resigns
Scandal-plagued EPA Administrator Pruitt resigns
Deputy Administrator Andrew Wheeler, a former coal industry executive, will assume the acting administrator position Monday.
Idaho gears up to boost logging, restoration on federal land
Officials say Idaho’s use of the Good Neighbor Authority could become a template for other Western states to create jobs and reduce the severity of wildfires.
Snohomish County family wins tree farm award
Snohomish County family wins tree farm award
Washington Tree Farmer of the Year named
Prescribed fire clears under story, fine fuels
Prescribed fire clears under story, fine fuels
Crews add fuel-break lines to control Lodgepole Fire north of Boise.
Perdue pushes help for farmers hurt by trade war
Perdue pushes help for farmers hurt by trade war
Speaking to agricultural and timber leaders in Spokane Monday morning, USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue said he wants to see government relief by Labor Day for farmers hurt in trade disputes.
Study: Warming winters could lead to bark beetle spread
Drier seasons make trees more susceptible to beetle infestations.

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