WENATCHEE — Air quality in the region rose to a "very unhealthy" level Thursday as smoke from local wildfires cast a veil over the mountains.

As of 1 p.m. Thursday, the state Department of Ecology had a reading of 204 on its air quality index for Wenatchee. Visibility was 9 miles, and wind speeds were at 1.5 mph.



Better than a comments section

Discuss the news on NABUR,
a place to have local conversations


The Neighborhood Alliance for Better Understanding and Respect
A site just for our local community
Focused on facts, not misinformation
Free for everyone

Join the community
What's NABUR?