Hilary Franz

DNR closes Eastern Washington lands for wildfire season

WENATCHEE, Wash. — While visiting the site of the Red Apple Fire, Washington's Commissioner of Public Lands, Hilary Franz, formally announced the closure of all DNR lands in Eastern Washington (east of the Cascades) starting on Friday during a powerful…

Eastern Washington DNR lands to close amid wildfire danger

OLYMPIA, Wash. — Wildfire season has ravaged land across the state of Washington this year, but Eastern Washington has faced unprecedented fire danger amid record-setting heat and dry conditions. That's why Washington's Commissioner of Public Lands, Hilary Franz, will announce…