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Chelan Complex fire-growth slowed

In total, active fires in Chelan County have scorched 134,814 acres, officials said this morning. That includes the 86,412-acre Chelan Complex, the 2,293-acre Fire Creek Fire, the 45,929-acre Wolverine Fire and the 180-acre Blankenship Fire.

Spokane Indian Reservation on evacuation alert

Level 2 evacuations, meaning be prepared to leave, are in effect for the entire Spokane Indian Reservation due to the growing Carpenter Road Fire.

Fires prompt closure of WIC clinics

Closed Women, Infant and Children clinics are Grand Coulee, Inchelium, Keller, Nespelem, Omak and Republic.

New wildfire hot lines set up for Ferry, Stevens and Pend Oreille counties

The state Department of Natural Resources has established a wildfire hotline to serve residents of Ferry, Stevens and Pend Oreille counties.

Chelan fire meeting set for Pateros tonight

Fire officials will host a community meeting at 7 tonight at Pateros High School to provide current information on the Chelan/Reach Complex.

Transmission line down; Methow Valley without power

Fire has knocked out the Loup Loup transmission line, leaving most of the Methow Valley without electricity.

State of emergency declared

FEMA authorized to provide local and state assistance.

Fires continue to threaten Loup Loup transmission line

Fires continue to threaten the Loup Loup transmission line, but the Okanogan County Public Utility District said it is trying to keep the line energized.

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Winds push fire towards Okanogan

State Highway 20 closed at upper North B&O Road

DNR close Eastern Washington forests to industrial activities

The state Department of Natural Resources is shutting down all industrial forest activities in most of Eastern Washington for the first time in more than 20 years.

DNR seeks volunteers to help with fire fight

The state Department of Natural Resources is setting up coordination centers so qualified residents can join the fire fight in Okanogan County.

Confluence Health/Omak Clinic closed

Confluence Health/Omak Clinic is closed this afternoon and Friday, but Mid-Valley Hospital and Mid-Valley Medical Group are remaining open.

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Fire crews brace for next wave of fire

National-level Type 1 team arrives to take over management of fires burning across Okanogan County

Ferry County Superior Court closed Friday due to fires

Ferry County Superior Court will be closed tomorrow due to wildfires burning across Ferry County.

North Cascades National Park cancels celebration

Due to the Goodell Creek Fire, North Cascades National Park officials have canceled this coming weekend's planned anniversary celebration picnic.