Wildfire


Methow Valley News goes to great lengths to print paper & serve community during Washington wildfires @MikeWallberg @ivohMedia

I have often felt that we shall rue the day we junk our last printing presses in lieu of total digitization. True, in today’s post, our hero would not have been able to move the presses out of harms way as readily as the paper’s servers and laptops. But, one can ultimately run a printing…


Large #Wildfire Map: Washington / Oregon @NWCCInfo

As we along the nation’s coasts prepare for hurricanes and flooding, the Midwest braces for major river flooding, and tornado alley waits for the next twister, wildfire season is on across our drought-stricken West and NW. We follow InciWeb for national info clearinghouse and Northwest Interagency Coordination Center NWCC for closer local updates. Forecast of…


Recipe for fire storm across the North West

~Craig Welch, Seattle Times: The nation’s wildland firefighting corps zeroed in on the Northwest Friday, as some 7,000 firefighters in Washington and Oregon wrestled twice as many blazes as the rest of the country combined. “The Northwest right now is the top priority for the nation,” said John Saltenberger, with the Northwest Interagency Coordination Center…