The smoke from wildfires has made it difficult to catch a clean breath in much of the region for weeks.
Air quality spiked into the hazardous range, spurring warnings to stay indoors by the air conditioners and filters.
The quality of air is not just an issue for living things; our vehicles need fresh air to work properly (the internal combustion ones, anyway).
In this month's edition of "The Squeaky Wheel," Ashland Automotive boss Zach Edwards addresses the issue of engines sucking in dirty air.
We can only imagine what our air filters look like by now.