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Wildfire Soup

During the wildfire season of 2018, smoke took a lot of blame for all manner of failings.  The smoke hung thick enough to immerse the town in a perpetual haze you could taste on your tongue, and some said even flavoured homegrown radishes.  359 more words


Earth 101: Why Should I care?

Our beloved host planet is changing, slowly but surely. In fact, it’s always changing. While change is fairly constant, it’s the quickening rate of change and the direction that is causing the uproar. 1,256 more words


Things We Gave Up

There’s this song I’ve been listening to a lot this summer. It was written and performed by a friend of mine who lives nearby. She’s a cowgirl who’s lived an interesting life, and… 469 more words


Fighting fire with fire: forestry experts call for more controlled burning in B.C.

After two record-breaking wildfire years in B.C., forestry experts are calling on the government to endorse more controlled burning, also known as prescribed fires, in the province’s forests to help protect communities and reduce firefighting costs. 577 more words


And So It Begins by Rachel Abbott

So this is how it ends. It is clear to me now: one of us has to die.

Mark and Evie had a whirlwind romance. Evie brought Mark back to life after the sudden death of his first wife.
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'Fire Storm' 27 years ago today in eastern Washington raised prevention awareness

Twenty-seven years ago today, gale-force winds combined with dry and unseasonably warm weather combined to ignite the Fire Storm in Spokane County. It was called ‘Fire Storm’ because that’s exactly what took place. 282 more words