An airplane tanker flies through smoky air as it drops fire retardant on a wildfire that flared up in the late afternoon near Omak, Washington in August 2015. State officials recently released a 20-year plan they hope will reduce wildfire risk and improve the health of forests in Eastern Washington.
An airplane tanker flies through smoky air as it drops fire retardant on a wildfire that flared up in the late afternoon near Omak, Washington in August 2015. State officials recently released a 20-year plan they hope will reduce wildfire risk and improve the health of forests in Eastern Washington. Ted S. Warren Associated Press file photo
An airplane tanker flies through smoky air as it drops fire retardant on a wildfire that flared up in the late afternoon near Omak, Washington in August 2015. State officials recently released a 20-year plan they hope will reduce wildfire risk and improve the health of forests in Eastern Washington. Ted S. Warren Associated Press file photo

New plan aims to ease wildfire risk in state’s sick, stressed forests

October 30, 2017 08:00 AM

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