On The Road And Into The Smoke

Wenatchee Postcard

Heading for a reunion and coming into the picturesque valley that holds Wenatchee, we saw little of the hundreds of acres of apple trees that have made the area famous. Clouds and walls of smoke obscured them. For days, dry hills in Eastern Washington State have been under attack by wildfires. A postcard in the hotel room shows the valley on a clear day. This was the view from the same hill looking south across town at noon today. Governor Chris Gregoire has banned agricultural and other … [Read more...]