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DNR institutes campfire ban

OLYMPIA – The state Department of Natural Resources has banned campfires on all lands east of the Cascades protected by the agency.

August 17, 2018 3:55 p.m. read more..
        

Level 3 evacuations issued for parts of Grand Coulee, Coulee Dam

UPDATE: Highway 174 has reopened. UPDATE: Areas in Grand Coulee and Coulee Dam previously at Level 3 have been downgraded to Level 2 and those at Level 2 now are at Level 1. GRAND COULEE – Grant County has issued Level 3 (get out now) evacuation alerts for portions of Grand Coulee and the portion of Coulee Dam within Grant County because of the Grass Valley Fire.

August 12, 2018 3:49 p.m. read more..
 

Eastern Washington under heat, red flag warnings

The Spokane office of the National Weather Service has issued an excessive heath watch and red flag warning calling for low relative humidity at above normal temperate. “Triple digit heat is expected Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday.

August 8, 2018 midnight read more..


Fires continue to burn in Twisp River drainage

TWISP – The combined Crescent Mountain and Gilbert fires continue to grow, and some Twisp River area residents remain under a Level 2 evacuation notice because of the blazes, which are burning at the upper end of the drainage.

August 7, 2018 9:03 a.m. read more..


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