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Update 8/3/18

Several growing fires are occurring in Canada, Washington, northern Idaho and Western Montana. It may be that Newport is at Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups  based on surrounding monitors.  We have requested to borrow an air monitor from the Department of Ecology for use in Newport.  Colville is at Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups.  People with asthma, respiratory infection, lung or heart disease should limit any time outdoors.  People with health conditions may have worsened symptoms. Increase rest periods as needed.


Wellpinit is at Unhealthy from fires just south of them.  Outdoor activity is not recommended.


Listed below are helpful resources to determine air quality status, activity recommendations, and ways to improve air quality within school buildings.