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Fallen trees close road temporarily

The Ellisforde Bridge Road is closed temporarily because of fallen trees.

Sex offender moves to Okanogan

A registered sex offender has notified the Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office and moved to the 400 block of South Third Avenue.

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Pateros, Twisp may have power restored by weekend

Approximately 7,000 homes and businesses are without power in Okanogan County today

Presidential declaration frees up more federal help with fires

President Obama has declared an emergency in Washington state, freeing up additional federal resources to help with the wildfires.

Red Cross opens shelter in Brewster

A new Red Cross shelter opened Tuesday night at Brewster High School, 503 S. Seventh Ave.

Thunderstorms, flash flooding could occur today

The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather out

Video: Fire devestation

Chelan HD productions produced two videos on the extent of the damage caused by this week's fires.

Community meeting set for Malott

Fire management team to meet with community residents on related issues at 7 p.m. today

Fairgrounds housing rescued animals

Volunteers on hand to feed and help care for livestock, pets

Red Cross announces hot meal locations

Food will be served in Pateros, Brewster, Twisp and Winthrop.

Motorcyclist hits deer near Winthrop

A Bellingham man was injured last Saturday, July 12, when his motorcycle hit a deer on state Highway 20 just south of town.

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Fire crews keep eye on ‘sandcut' burn area

Crews from District 8, Mount Tolman and private firefighters knocked down flames Friday south of Malott after fire jumped the Okanogan River.

Evacuation warnings issued for area west of Okanogan

Level 3 evacuation notices were issued this afternoon for several areas west of town along state Highway 20 because of Carlton Complex fire activity.

Retired trooper dies while fighting fire

A retired state trooper died Saturday when he suffered an apparent heart attack while fighting fire at his home.

Fires join to become largest in state history

The Carlton Complex fires have joined into one blaze which, at nearly 300,000 acres and growing, is now the largest wildfire in recorded Washington state history.

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