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Outdoors blog archive for Aug. 8, 2017

TUESDAY, AUG. 8, 2017

Boats speed up Lake Roosevelt near the Spokane River Arm under smokey August skies. (Rich Landers)

Lake Roosevelt bans open flames as fire danger soars

PARKS -- A near-record stretch of temperatures above 90 degrees has cooked the Eastern Washington landscape to tinder dry conditions and land managers are gradually increasing the restrictions to help prevent kicking off another wildfire. The latest announcement is posted today as Lake Roosevelt National...

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Rich Landers writes and photographs stories and columns for a wide range of outdoors coverage, including Outdoors feature sections on Sunday and Thursday.

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