Okanogan County roads closed by fires

Several Okanogan County roads in the Methow Valley are closed because of wildfires in the area.

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Red Flag Warning issued

Hot, dry and windy conditions are ripe for wildfire growth, National Weather Service says

Fire danger rating now "high" in Ferry County

Potential for wildlife increases from moderate to high; campfire restrictions ordered

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Wildfire reported near Carlton

Wildfire reported near Carlton

Crews from Brewster, Pateros, Methow Valley, Omak and Okanogan have responded to the fire on Texas Creek Road

25 Mile fire containment looms

Fire crews are expected to have the Lake Chelan-area fire contained today and under control by 6 p.m. Sunday

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Swimmer missing, presumed drowned

Man disappears while swimming near Chopaka Lodge; identity has yet to be released

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Boyd elected Colville tribal chairman

After only one tern on the Colville Business Council, Jim Boyd of Inchelium takes over leadership of the Colville Confederated Tribes governing board.

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Fire prompts closure of U.S. 97A

Emergency officials said traffic is being detoured onto U.S. Highway 97, across the Columbia River from the fire area

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Marijuana retailer to open Friday

Local store plans to sell marijuana at 23251 state Highway 20

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Lake Osoyoos Cup results reported

Here are the official results of the inaugural Lake Osoyoos Cup watercross race from June 28-29:

Okanogan to begin spraying for mosquitos tomorrow

Omak plans to apply for permit to spray

Kinross to modify existing water agreement

Plan to include exploratory activity

Kinross has announced its plan to modify its existing water right agreement to support exploratory activity in the highlands

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Hang with Jack Black? Yes, you can

Tonasket residents’ actor son offers prize in fundraiser for Water Ranch

One lunch charity raffle winner will be able hang out with famous Hollywood actor and musician Jack Black this month, and at the same time help support the proposed Tonasket Water Ranch and Pool Project.

Republic man arrested for vehicular assault

Drugs may have been a factor in the crash that injured the driver and two passengers, report says

Rodeo legend killed in crash

Lawrence F. Condon was killed in a motor vehicle crash Wednesday evening in Nespelem