The Washington State Commissioner of Public Lands Hilary Franz will be in the Yakima Valley on Friday. Franz plans a press conference about efforts to douse flames of the Evans Canyon Fire. The event is planned at Naches Valley High School. Franz will be joined by Incident Commander Jeff Dimke, DNR Wildfire Division Manager Chuck Turley, and additional members of the Incident Management Team.

Franz will appear on The Morning News Friday, September 4 at 7:45 a.m. Don't miss our conversation.