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OPINION: More comprehensive wildfire policies will lead to a safer Washington

The west coast wildfires are indicative of a poorly constructed environmental policy, which we need to fix.
DIANA RIOS, Evergreen columnist September 23, 2020

The recent intense, historically large wildfires that have swept large areas of the Pacific Northwest have brought calls from natural resources experts to reassess how we manage fire and forest landscapes. Our...

OPINION: Individual changes will help stop wildfires

As we've seen so far, wildfires are a fact of nature. But we can help mitigate their damage by taking responsibility for our environment.
HANNA YUZYUK, Evergreen columnist September 21, 2020

Forests on fire and smoke in the air — this is the best advertisement for the Green New Deal. We see something wrong is going on in nature. We have to realize that this is a stopping point. Our dividing...

OPINION: Countdown to the 3rd: The fire rises

With wildfires raging, sometimes it's important to take a step back and consider how we got here.
JACOB HERSH, Evergreen opinion editor September 14, 2020

“What happened to the American dream? It came true. You’re looking at it.” - Alan Moore, “Watchmen”  I walked out of my apartment this morning, and it smelled like a campfire. The...

Fire in Colfax prompts evacuation

Fire in Colfax prompts evacuation
JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen news editor September 7, 2020

A fire in Colfax has spread across roughly 500-1,000 acres, according to a press release from the State Fire Marshal’s Office. Level 3 evacuations are occurring, meaning residents in threatened areas...

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