Stories tagged: wildfire smoke
Wed., June 19, 2019, 5:30 p.m.
Ahead of a Western wildfire season expected to be again worse than average, officials in Seattle announced Wednesday that five city buildings would be outfitted to serve as havens where …
Sat., June 1, 2019, 6 a.m.
It’s not even summer, but it’ll soon smell like it: for the first time this year, Eastern Washington is forecast to be plagued with wildfire smoke.
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 26, 2018, 2:55 p.m.
After a day of respite from wildfire smoke, Spokane’s air moved back into unhealthy ranges Sunday morning.
Tue., Aug. 22, 2017, 5:47 p.m.
Wildfire smoke returned to the region Tuesday and is expected to hover in the air at upper elevations through Wednesday
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 8, 2017, 9:26 p.m.
Wildfires raging across a wide area of the Pacific Northwest and British Columbia continued to keep skies smoky and polluted
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 4, 2017, 10:09 p.m.
Air quality worsened on Friday, but the smoky air didn’t stop people from flocking to rivers and lakes.
Wed., Aug. 2, 2017, 4:40 p.m.
Wildfire smoke has turned the region’s blue bird skies into shades of brown and orange
Mon., Aug. 22, 2016, 10:39 a.m.
Smoke from the regional wildfires settled over Spokane Valley Sunday night
Thu., Oct. 1, 2015
Lingering wildfire smoke across the Inland Northwest this week raised pollution levels, but it has been relatively minor compared with the curtains of smoke that covered the region in August.
Mon., Aug. 24, 2015
A new wave of firefighting equipment and fresh troops to relieve fatigued front-line crews are streaming into the state after a federal emergency was declared for the massive blazes burning …
Tue., Aug. 18, 2015
An air quality alert issued Monday is expected to remain in effect across a broad swath of the Pacific Northwest until at least Thursday because of wildfire smoke pollution. “Air …