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Red Cross announces hot meal locations

Food will be served in Pateros, Brewster, Twisp and Winthrop.

Evacuation warnings issued for area west of Okanogan

Level 3 evacuation notices were issued this afternoon for several areas west of town along state Highway 20 because of Carlton Complex fire activity.

Contact PUD before connecting generators

Improper installation of generators can backfeed electrical system and injure utility district workers

Fires join to become largest in state history

National Interagency Coordination Center estimates wildfire complex at 300,000 acres

Meal deliveries scaled back

Red Cross, Southern Baptists announce changes in plan to provide meals to wildfire victims

Road closures announced

Roads closed in fire activity areas.

Community meetings planned for wildfire victims

Sessions planned for 7 p.m. tonight in Omak and Brewster; 6 p.m. tomorrow in Pateros

DSHS plans mobile office for low-income wildfire victims

Mobile Community Service Office is expected to be deployed in fire-damaged areas starting Tuesday

Fire danger levels drop

Only Alta Lake and Antoine Creek remain at fire evacuation Level 3

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Wildfire confirmed at 215,000 acres, and growing

Infrared data puts the fire's actual size overnight at about 237,890 acres. The fire has yet to be confirmed.

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Gov. Inslee to visit Okanogan Valley fire areas today

Governor to visit with residents at Paschal Sherman, tour Malott and discuss wildfire disaster with emergency officials

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Tax relief for fire victims available through county

Okanogan County Assessor's Office offers help for taxpayers

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Red Cross moves into recovery phase

Supplies offered to help residents returning home after fire rips through Pateros

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Gebbers continues with harvest, fruit packing despite fires

Brewster-area orchards survive wildfire with minimal damage.

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Fire slows along B&O Road West

Fire continues northerly advance, albeit slower than expected given the hot, dry and windy conditions

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