Wildfires

Wildfires Taint West Coast Vineyards With Taste of Smoke

TURNER, Ore.—Smoke from the West Coast wildfires has tainted grapes in some of the nation’s most celebrated wine regions with an ashy flavor that could spell disaster for the 2020 vintage. Wineries in California, Oregon, and Washington have survived severe wildfires before, but the smoke…

Oregon Deputies Make 21 Arrests in Areas Under Evacuation From Wildfires

Deputies in a single county in Oregon have made 21 arrests this month alone in zones under evacuation due to wildfires. Suspects face charges including criminal trespass, burglary, possession of stolen property, felon in possession of a restricted weapon, and drug possession, the Clackamas County…

Animals in the News

Time again for a look at the animal kingdom and our interactions with the countless species that share our planet. Today’s photos include a donkey-therapy program in Spain, animals affected by wildfires in the U.S., a rescued anteater in Brazil, COVID-sniffing dog training in Germany,…

Devin Nunes: Democrat Policies Have Enhanced Conditions for Catastrophic Wildfires

Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA), during an appearance on Breitbart News Saturday, blasted Democrat policies for enhancing conditions for catastrophic wildfires in his state of California, criticizing progressives such as Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA), who visited the state last week and largely attributed the tragedy to…

Desert Communities Told to Evacuate as Winds Stoke Flames

JUNIPER HILLS, Calif.—Strong winds stoked a wildfire burning for nearly two weeks in mountains northeast of Los Angeles, prompting authorities to issue new evacuation orders for desert communities that lost some homes a day earlier. Meanwhile, officials were investigating the death of a firefighter on…

Three Men Cited for Manning Illegal Roadblock Amid Wildfires

Three men were cited on Thursday for manning an illegal roadblock in Oregon. Multnomah County sheriff’s deputies responded after a report of a roadblock and civilian traffic stop on Tuesday around 8:30 p.m., the county sheriff’s office said. Deputies interviewed a driver who reported being…

The Big Ten Just Followed the Money

The coronavirus pandemic is still ravaging America, just as it was in August, when the college presidents and chancellors of the Big Ten Conference decided against playing football in the fall. The only thing that’s changed is that the same leaders now feel far more…

‘Nothing Left in the Bucket’: Wildfire Resources Run Thin

Justin Silvera came off the fire lines in Northern California after a grueling 36 straight days battling wildfires and evacuating residents ahead of the flames. Before that, he and his crew had worked for 20 days, followed by a three-day break. Silvera, a 43-year-old battalion…

Smoke From West Coast Wildfires Reaches East Coast Cities

Smoke from the ongoing wildfires on the West Coast has blown across the continent and has now reached East Coast cities — albeit at high altitudes that do not affect air quality near ground level. 0…

The Most Important Number for the West’s Hideous Fire Season

To understand the ravenous wildfire season in the American West this year, boil some ravioli. Put the heat on high. After about 10 minutes, the pasta will go limp and start to break apart. Keep boiling. When the pot holds a shallow puddle of water…

Oregon Governor Seeks More Federal Help as Wildfires Burn in US West

ESTACADA, Ore.—Oregon’s governor is seeking additional federal assistance as her state battles the deadly wildfires sweeping the western United States, and local residents pitched in on Tuesday to help the many people displaced by the blazes. Dozens of wildfires have burned across some 4.5 million…

Biden Blames Trump for Raging Wildfires

Speaking outside the Delaware museum of natural history in Wilmington, Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden blamed the California wildfires on president Trump, calling him a climate change denier. 0…

NTD Evening News Full Broadcast (Sept. 14)

President Donald Trump visited California for a briefing on the wildfires ravaging western states, Biden blames Trump for the fires, and former New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg gives 100 million dollars to the Florida Biden campaign. 0…

Smoke From Western Wildfires Has Blown Thousands of Miles to New York

Smoke from severe wildfires raging on the West Coast has blown thousands of miles east, reaching parts of the Midwest, Canada, and upstate New York. At least 35 people have died in the fires, the worst of which are burning in California, Oregon, and Washington…

Trump Meets With California Governor for Briefing on Wildfires

President Donald Trump met with California Gov. Gavin Newsom and other officials on Monday, receiving a briefing on the wildfires raging in the state. The president later addressed the California National Guard before departing for a roundtable with supporters in Arizona. Newsom, a Democrat, said…

Photos: Oregon Communities Devastated by Wildfires

More than 30 wildfires are currently burning in the state of Oregon, mostly along its Cascade Mountain range in the west. Over the past week, dry weather and strong winds drove the flames into several towns and neighborhoods, leaving some communities utterly destroyed. Thick smoke…

Wildfire Smoke Brings Worst Air Quality to Portland, Seattle

SEATTLE—Smoke pollution from wildfires raging in California and across the Pacific Northwest worsened in San Francisco, Seattle, and Portland, Oregon, on Friday, giving those cities and others in the region some of the world’s worst air quality. Public health officials warned residents to keep indoors…

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