Wood stoves: a hazy debate

By Tara Bannow • The Bulletin

Ryan Brennecke / The Bulletin Dave Stalker places a log into to his wood stove to heat his home in Bend. Research in recent years has highlighted the negative health effects of breathing smoke emitted from wood stoves.
Ryan Brennecke / The Bulletin Dave Stalker of Bend has lived in homes heated with wood stoves for nearly four decades and believes a hotter fire results in cleaner burning.