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Outdoor burning banned on state-protected lands

The state Department of Natural Resources is expanding the current statewide burn ban to cover all outdoor burning on department-protected lands.

Fire information meeting planned in Keller

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.

Fire recovery workshop planned in Pateros

A fire recovery workshop is planned for 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Aug. 16, at Pateros City Hall, 113 Lakeshore Drive.

Community meeting set in Twisp; firefighters tackle new fire

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.

Visiting utility crews will leave area today

Mutual aid crews assisting the Okanogan County Public Utility District with repairs from Carlton Complex fires will be leaving the area today.

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Devil’s Elbow Complex chars 8,000 acres near Keller

The Devil’s Elbow Complex fire has burned across 8,000 acres near town and prompted evacuations.

Agencies to talk landscape recovery

More than a dozen natural resource agencies and organizations will be available Wednesday to talk with landowners about post-fire recovery of the landscape.

Apple Education Foundation awards local students

The Washington Apple Education Foundation has announced a record number of scholarships this year.

WVC students make president's and dean’s list

Wenatchee Valley College has named its spring quarter 2014 president’s and dean’s lists.

WVC announces certificates and awards

Wenatchee Valley College has announced 2013-14 graduates, certificates and awards.

Inslee seeks federal disaster help for wildfires

A major disaster declaration is being sought from President Barack Obama to free up federal assistance to help families, business owners and local governments recover from fires in Central and Eastern Washington.

Meeting set tonight to discuss fire near Keller

A community meeting to discuss the Devil’s Elbow Complex fire and management action is set for 7 p.m. tonight, at the Keller Community Center, 11669 Highway 21.

Auditor’s Office continues to count primary ballots

Okanogan, Ferry Counties latest results

Clint Didier showed a 20 percentage-point lead over his nearest opponent in Tuesday election night results from Okanogan County.

Devil’s Elbow scorches 900 acres; shelter set up

The Devil’s Elbow Complex fire burning between Republic and Keller has blazed across 900 acres of land and continues to grow.

Firefighters battle new fire north of Winthrop

Firefighters are battling a fire burning north of town and about 1.5 miles south of the Pasayten Wilderness.

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