Fires scorch hopes for sockeye fishermen

FISHING -- The heat and smoke of wildfires is forcing some anglers to temporarily chill their enthusiasm for catching a share of the record run of sockeye heading into the ...

FRIDAY, JULY 11, 2014

Lake Spokane Campground closed during wildfire

CAMPING -- The Lake Spokane Campground, formerly operated by the Washington Department of Natural Resources, has been closed by state officials as they fight a nearby wildfire in Stevens County. ...

MONDAY, SEPT. 9, 2013

FRIDAY, AUG. 23, 2013

TUESDAY, AUG. 20, 2013

TUESDAY, AUG. 6, 2013

Colockum Tarps Fire threatens elk winter range

HUNTING -- The wildfire -- considred human-caused -- that's already burned 80,000 acres near Ellensburg, is scorching the winter range of one of the state's most important elk herds. The ...

TUESDAY, JULY 23, 2013

TUESDAY, JULY 16, 2013

Fire closes Clark Fork River near Superior

FISHING -- The Clark Fork River has been closed from Big Eddy Fishing Access Site to Dry Creek Fishing Access Site along Interstate 90 because of operations related to fighting ...

FRIDAY, AUG. 26, 2011

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