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Air quality: Experts recommend precautions, not panic

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WENATCHEE — There’s no strong evidence of long-term health effects from breathing the kind of smoky air that’s been trapped in Wenatchee for over a week. But even people with no prior history of pulmonary or cardiovascular issues can have problems — some say even life-threatening episodes — from breathing in the fine particles now trapped in the Wenatchee Valley.

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