Kari Grover-Weir

[7/29/19] Devore Creek Fire Moving Slowly

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Forest Service crews started reopening a community protection line southwest of Stehekin due to the Devore Creek Fire. It’s estimated at 120 acres, burning in high-elevation timber, one of several fires started by lightning last week in the region. Kari Grover-Weir, a Chelan Ranger for the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest, said on Saturday a hotshot crew […]

[12/23/15] Holden Mine Work Continues This Winter

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Rio Tinto is wrapping up its 4th year of progress on the Holden Mine Remediation project- as part of a federally mandated cleanup. The $200 million effort to remediate past environmental problems at the mine includes the cleanup and prevention of future water and soil contamination. Rio Tinto has been working closely with the United […]