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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.

Carlton recovery group offers assistance to Okanogan Complex

People who want to donate cash to help victims of the Okanogan Complex fires can donate to the Community Foundation of North Central Washington.

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Forest Service identifies injured, dead firemen

Tom Zbyszewski, Andrew Zajac and Richard Wheeler perished in the Okanogan Complex Fires yesterday afternoon near Twisp.

Utility crews working on restoring power to Antoine Creek

Ten utility crews are working to restore power to the Antoine Creek area of Okanogan County today.

Several events, meetings are canceled

Several meetings and events have been cancelled due to fires

Ferry County fire meetings set today, tomorrow

Stickpin Fire grows to 41,589 acres

A community meeting is planned for 7 tonight at the Barstow Grange, off U.S. Highway 395, to discuss the progress of the Kettle Complex Fires burning in Ferry County.

Casino remains open, offers parking lot for evacuees

The 12 Tribes Resort Casino, 28968 U.S. Highway 97, evacuated briefly Thursday morning after smoke lingering in the area set off its alarms.

North Star Fire heads east, more evacuation orders go out

More evacuations have been announced for the North Star Fire, burning on the Colville Indian Reservation. As of mid-morning Thursday, the fire had charred 75,867 acres.

B.C. crews starting to contain Rock Creek Fire

Officials said they are gaining ground on the wildfire that destroyed 30 homes just north of the U.S.-Canada border.

Red Flag Warning remains in effect

Winds could topple in Okanogan Valley

A Red Flag Warning remains in effect for most of Eastern Washington, including Okanogan County.