Independence Day Fire Officials Urge Caution And Consideration For Fourth Of July By Brian Bull • Jun 30, 2017 TTARASIUK / flicker.com Listen Listening... / 0:47 Brightly colored and loud explosions are expected through the 4th of July. And fire officials are urging common sense for those residents staging their own fireworks show. Parading America For 50 Years In In A Remote Northwest Wheat Field By Anna King • Jul 5, 2016 Photo courtesy of Kathy Wolf Listen Listening... / 3:37 The Fourth of July is just around the corner. And in the tiny wheat-farming town of Johnson, Washington, they’re getting ready for the 50th year of what some call “America’s Craziest Parade.” Independence Day Celebrations Across The Northwest By Max Bartlett • Jul 1, 2014 There are many July 4th celebrations across the northwest: everything from parades and classic car shows to beer and fireworks. Here are a few you can find on the NWPR Events Calendar.