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Chelan County Fire District No. 1 Chief Brian Brett talks with KOHO Morning Show host Chris Hansen about the activities surrounding the 2020 summer wildfire season in North Central Washington and the successful firefighting efforts his and other agencies are having thus far. Chief Brett also details how the coronavirus pandemic has changed the way…

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When one thinks of a Fuel Mitigation Specialist, goats might not be what first comes to mind.  But they’ll pretty much eat anything, work for free and fertilize the land. In fact, they’re just about as eco as you can get. Marcus Bellissimo reports.

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Photo: View of Rocky Reach Fire taken from across the Columbia River at the old Badger Mountain Lookout site in Douglas County, 8 a.m. Sunday, July 15.   Credit: USFS – R. Allen   Fire crews are making progress on the 2,400-acre Rocky Reach Fire that started Friday night north of Wenatchee off Highway 97A. A…

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Noon Update, Saturday, July 14 – Highway 97A back open, but State Patrol asking drives to use caution as conditions are extremely dry and windy across NCW.   A brush fire started around 8:30 p.m. Friday, July 13 on the hillside above Rocky Reach Dam. It’s along Highway 97A at milepost 204. Chelan County Emergency Management…

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