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Tourism on the fireline

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In July and August, wildfires in North Central Washington burned across thousands of acres, destroyed hundreds of homes and outbuildings and tested the resolve of residents in a dozen towns and rural communities. In this report, we look at the effects of the blazes on the mainstay industry of tourism — how the fires hurt business, and how business people are firing up a recovery.

 

 

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