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The Long Shadow of Fires in the Northwest

Photo by Anna King // Northwest News Network

August 30, 2016 - 11:12 am

After two years of some of the worst fires and smoke the Northwest has ever seen, Washington’s Methow Valley is catching its breath. Dozens of businesses didn’t make it through. And as correspondent Anna King reports, the fires still throw a long shadow.

Left: Kathleen Jardin owns Methow Valley’s Central Reservations and an art gallery. She says she’s hoping more people return to the valley for family vacations, reunions and weddings.