Star Editorial Board, St. Helena Star
We got hit hard in 2020. We got lucky in 2021.
Whether St. Helena suffers a catastrophic wildfire in 2022 is at least partly in our hands.
Communities throughout the western U.S. are taking an active approach to wildfire defense. Fires may be unavoidable in this era of drought and climate change, but we’re no longer sitting back, waiting on Cal Fire and hoping for the best.