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Spokane is in the center of this satellite image wildfire smoke across Pacific Northwest on Aug. 20, 2015.  Origin point of smoke on the left is the 42,000-acre Wolverine Fire in the Glacier Peak Wilderness area near upper Lake Chelan.  Farther east, the 134,000-acre Chelan, 162,000-acre Okanogan, 110,000-acre Colville Indian Reservation, and 90,000-acre Colville area fires all merge and drift east across Montana and into the Midwest. (NOAA)

View from above raises pall of concern 

WILDFIRES -- I flew from Seattle to Spokane this morning after 10 days off the grid in Alaska. Heartbreaking is the first word that came to mind as I watched the smoke rising from east of the Cascades and spreading eastward across the state, mixing...

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Spring is still awakening in the Inland Northwest, as indicated by this photo from Bead Lake Trail No. 127 on the Colville National Forest north of Newport, Wash.  (Rich Landers)

Boat Launch host needed at Bead Lake 

CAMPING -- A summer host for the Bead Lake Boat Launch is being sought by Colville National Forest officials. The volunteer position involves greeting boaters and campers and tending the public sites at the mountain lake nine miles northeast of Newport. The hosts are...

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