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Smoky skies persist

But sports season resumes in Whitman County

COLFAX – Smoke from Pacific Northwest wildfires continued to linger Tuesday evening, prompting area health officials to issue an air quality alert.

The alert was expected to remain in place through 1 p.m. Wednesday afternoon, Sept. 14, in Adams, Spokane, Lincoln and Whitman counties, among other places.

"When air quality is unhealthy for sensitive groups,sensitive persons may experience health effects and should limit prolonged or heavy exertion and limit time spent outdoors," the alert said. "When air quality is unhealthy, everyone should reduce exposure, limit time outside, avoid strenuous a...


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