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 By Washington State Department Of Natural Resources    News    May 21, 2012

State Committee on Geographic Names tables Soap Lake name change request

OLYMPIA – At its regular semi-annual meeting today, the Washington State Committee on Geographic Names tabled a proposal to change the name of Soap Lake in Grant County to Smokiam Lake. The panel also turned down a proposal to change of the nam...

 
 By The Washington State Department Of Natural Resources (dnr)    News    July 30, 2009

Fire season snapshot: High number of fires, low number of acres burned

OLYMPIA – The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today released a snapshot of the number of wildfires and acres burned on state and private lands that the department protects. Initial attack by DNR and its partners, with the...

 
 By The Washington State Department Of Natural Resources (dnr    News    July 30, 2009

Fire danger is very high in western and central Washington

OLYMPIA – The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) responded to more than 40 new wildfire incidents across the state today. In an unusual weather pattern, temperatures have been higher on the state’s westside than in the east,...