Stories tagged: controlled burns
Sat., April 22, 2017, 7:01 p.m.
Controlled burns planned for east slope of Cascade Range
Federal officials are planning controlled burns on 9,000 acres (3642 hectares) on the east slope of the Cascade Range in Washington state in an effort to reduce the threat of …
Sun., July 3, 2016
Please obey fireworks bans
As for fireworks, those have been banned in Spokane and most of the county since for more than 20 years, and for good reason. One spark, regardless of the source, …
Fri., April 8, 2016
Editorial: Editorial Roundup: Take care with controlled burns
The success of this program hinges on DNR conducting its due diligence and working with weather forecasters to avoid smoke drifting into cities.
Mon., April 20, 2015, 12:28 p.m.
Controlled burns begin near Coeur d’Alene
The Forest Service is starting its annual controlled burn program this week on the Coeur d’Alene River Ranger District.
Wed., April 8, 2015
Grant will fund work to reduce wildfire risk in northeast Washington
Steve Parker had two reactions to last summer’s wildfires in Central Washington: a deep empathy for the people who lost homes and businesses, followed by the thought, “What if that …
Wed., Sept. 8, 2010
Controlled burns planned in North Idaho
Federal officials plan to set fires on up to 1,700 acres in North Idaho this fall as part of prescribed burning. The U.S. Forest Service has targeted 300 to 500 …