TWISP - A Level 3 (get out now) evacuation alert has been issued for West Buttermilk Creek Road and Twisp River Road west of the Buttermilk Creek intersection.August 17, 2018 12:15 p.m. read more..
NESPELEM – All access to the Colville Indian Reservation is being restricted to certain roads because of very high fire danger, limited fire suppression resources in the region and forecasts of continued dry weather.August 16, 2018 3:36 p.m. read more..
NESPELEM - Very high to extreme fire danger alerts have been issued for the Colville Indian Reservation and the state has increased fire danger ratings for several areas.August 14, 2018 9:24 a.m. read more..
GRAND COULEE – A firefighter from Okanogan County Fire District No. 8 was injured over the weekend while fighting the Grass Valley Fire in Douglas and Grant counties.August 14, 2018 9:01 a.m. read more..
TWISP – The Level 2 (be ready) evacuation alert area was expanded late last week for the Twisp River drainage because of the Crescent Mountain Fire.August 14, 2018 8:12 a.m. read more..
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..
TWISP – A Level 2 (be ready) evacuation alert has been issued for the Twisp River drainage west of Little Bridge Creek because of the Crescent Mountain and Gilbert fires.August 9, 2018 11:43 a.m. read more..
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..
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..
TWISP – Some Twisp River area residents are under a Level 2 evacuation notice because of the Gilbert Fire, which is burning at the upper end of the drainage.August 2, 2018 3:26 p.m. read more..