Up in smoke: Will Arizona escape a major wildfire this year?

Spring is here, and the Forest Service has taken charge. People in the high country are nervous. They talk about a year with no winter. How it’s drier than it was when Rodeo-Chediski blew up. Just before Memorial Day weekend, the Forest took the rare step of closing down sections of various tinder-dry sections of backcountry. The Forest was wise to do so. On any … Continue reading Up in smoke: Will Arizona escape a major wildfire this year?