Electricity was restored yesterday afternoon to Malott and the Methow Valley, about four hours after a problem developed along the Loup Loup transmission line west of town.
The area from just south of Okanogan to Malott and across the mountains to the Methow Valley is without electricity this afternoon.
The National Weather Service has issued several watches and warnings for the region through Friday.
Rain that fell Tuesday night over the Devil’s Elbow Fire raised humidity, but didn’t do much toward putting out the 20,287-acre blaze on the Colville Indian Reservation.
Steering control issue resolved on Keller Ferry
The National Weather Service has issued several watches and warnings for the region through Thursday.
The state Department of Transportation announced Tuesday the temporary closure of the Keller Ferry.
Two Twisp men have been arrested on suspicion of first-degree arson for allegedly starting a back fire on Benson Creek Road within the Carlton Complex fire area.
Gov. Jay Inslee is appealing a presidential decision to deny assistance to individuals impacted by the Carlton Complex fire.
The state Department of Natural Resources is expanding the current statewide burn ban to cover all outdoor burning on department-protected lands.
A community meeting is planned at 7 tonight, Monday, at the Keller Community Center, 11669 state Highway 21, about the Devil’s Elbow Fire on the Colville Indian Reservation.
A fire recovery workshop is planned for 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Aug. 16, at Pateros City Hall, 113 Lakeshore Drive.
A community meeting is planned for 7 p.m. Friday at the Methow Valley Community Center, 201 Methow Valley Highway, to update people on the Carlton Complex, Little Bridge Creek and Upper Falls fires.
Mutual aid crews assisting the Okanogan County Public Utility District with repairs from Carlton Complex fires will be leaving the area today.
The Devil’s Elbow Complex fire has burned across 8,000 acres near town and prompted evacuations.