People in, adjacent to and downstream from areas burned in the Carlton Complex fires are urged to take immediate action to protect themselves from erosion and flooding.
A fire information meeting is planned at 7 tonight, Thursday, at Okanogan High School, 255 S. Fifth Ave. Another meeting will be at 7 p.m. Friday at the Conconully Community Hall, 219 Main St.
A dozen U.S. senators, including Sens. Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell, both D-Wash., have sent a letter to Senate leaders calling for swift passage of President Obama’s emergency supplemental funding request, which would allocate $615 million to fight wildfires.
The Pastime Bar and Grill is donating 5 percent of its food sales to Okanogan County Community Action’s fire victim assistance fund.
U.S. Bank has set up a mobile banking branch at its regular branch, 409 S. Whitcomb Ave. It is open during regular banking hours.
The third annual BomberCon, slated for July 25-27 at the Agriplex in Okanogan, has been moved to Burlington due to fires in Okanogan County.
The Ellisforde Bridge Road is closed temporarily because of fallen trees.
A registered sex offender has notified the Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office and moved to the 400 block of South Third Avenue.
Approximately 7,000 homes and businesses are without power in Okanogan County today
President Obama has declared an emergency in Washington state, freeing up additional federal resources to help with the wildfires.
A new Red Cross shelter opened Tuesday night at Brewster High School, 503 S. Seventh Ave.
The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather out
Chelan HD productions produced two videos on the extent of the damage caused by this week's fires.
Fire management team to meet with community residents on related issues at 7 p.m. today
Volunteers on hand to feed and help care for livestock, pets
Food will be served in Pateros, Brewster, Twisp and Winthrop.
A Bellingham man was injured last Saturday, July 12, when his motorcycle hit a deer on state Highway 20 just south of town.
Crews from District 8, Mount Tolman and private firefighters knocked down flames Friday south of Malott after fire jumped the Okanogan River.
Level 3 evacuation notices were issued this afternoon for several areas west of town along state Highway 20 because of Carlton Complex fire activity.
Results for the fifth annual Tonasket Truck & Tractor Pull competed July 18 and 19 in the Comanchero Rodeo Grounds.