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Sunnyside Fire - 100% Contained

Local News

sunnysidefire map2The area burned by the fire is approximately 59 acres in size and burned a power line corridor and heavy timber. There are no reports of damage to...


Storm Damage in Olympic...

Regional / State News

onp treedown2(ONP News Release) - Park crews are cutting their way through numerous downed trees, as they attempt to reopen park entrance roads and campgrounds, make...


Job Fair - October 14

Daybreak

masonEDCMark your calendars for Wednesday, October 14 for another job fair at the MTA Transit-Community Center. Lynn Longan was on Daybreak Monday talking about the...


Sports Broadcast Schedule On KMAS

Regional Sports

sports5Catch all the action this week on KMAS radio! The following schedule is for Monday (8/31) through Monday (9/7).  Listen on 1030AM,  102.1FM in Mason County...


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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.”

Read entire article: Ear To Ground

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Skokomish River Basin...

Environment

skokriverSEATTLE – The Skokomish River Basin Ecosystem Restoration Project is one step closer to construction after receiving approval to release the study’s...


Anglers Allowed Two Chinook...

Recreation

fishWA500OLYMPIA – Starting Saturday, Aug. 29, anglers fishing ocean waters off Ilwaco can keep up to two chinook salmon as part of their two salmon daily limit. 

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