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  • Shelton High School's Royal Court - Parade

    forestfestival2015queenThe Mason County Forest Festival brings the Pacific Northwest's love for its great outdoors to full bloom. The weekend long festival brings numerous parades, games, and sports to the heart of Shelton, KMAS is covering them as we prepare for the festivities.

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  • Commissioners Back Smoking Ban In Seattle Parks

    seattleparksSEATTLE (AP) - The Seattle Board of Park Commissioners has endorsed Mayor Ed Murray's proposal to ban smoking in city parks. The Seattle Times reports that the change adopted Thursday will simplify the no-smoking rule, which has been in place at beaches… Read More +

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  • Indians 5-3 Over Mariners

    mariners 8SEATTLE (AP) - Corey Kluber struck out 13 in seven innings to win his third straight decision, Jason Kipnis continued his hot May with two hits and two RBIs, and the Cleveland Indians beat the Seattle Mariners 5-3 on Thursday night.

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Are Your Trees Turning Brown?

treesbrownTrees in several parts of Washington State are just now showing the damage caused by a stress reaction to dry conditions last summer and this spring. DNR has received many calls from the public in recent weeks about trees whose leaves or needles are turning red or, even, dying.

 

Glenn Kohler, a DNR forest entomologist, has been investigating and says that Douglas-fir trees between 5 and 15 years old appear to be the ones most affected, but some larger trees are showing symptoms, too. Symptoms include entirely red crowns, red tops and red branches, he says.

“In a typical year, this type of damage may have many causes, but this year it is primarily the result of an extended period with little to no rain during August and September 2012 and a drier-than-normal spring in 2013.”

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