The staff at NPR Music is wrapping up the year the best way they know how: with their hotly contested list of the 50 Favorite Albums of 2013.
Wildfire risk shifts through summer season
State forestry officials are gearing up for what they expect will be an 'average' wildfire season this summer. Fire Information Officer Carrie Dennett says though, wildfires in the West have increased in severity over the last few years.
“We do get non-native grasses that come into desert regions and you can see that a lot in Southern Arizona, and so we’ve got deserts now that do carry fire,” Dennett said.
Dennett says the wildfire danger will increase in