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Road closures announced

Roads closed in fire activity areas.

Community meetings planned for wildfire victims

Sessions planned for 7 p.m. tonight in Omak and Brewster; 6 p.m. tomorrow in Pateros

DSHS plans mobile office for low-income wildfire victims

Mobile Community Service Office is expected to be deployed in fire-damaged areas starting Tuesday

Fire danger levels drop

Only Alta Lake and Antoine Creek remain at fire evacuation Level 3

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Wildfire confirmed at 215,000 acres, and growing

Infrared data puts the fire's actual size overnight at about 237,890 acres. The fire has yet to be confirmed.

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Gov. Inslee to visit Okanogan Valley fire areas today

Governor to visit with residents at Paschal Sherman, tour Malott and discuss wildfire disaster with emergency officials

State mobilizes resources for Cheney wildfire

Watermelon Hill Fire mobilization approved by State Patrol Chief John Batiste

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Tax relief for fire victims available through county

Okanogan County Assessor's Office offers help for taxpayers

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Red Cross moves into recovery phase

Supplies offered to help residents returning home after fire rips through Pateros

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Gebbers continues with harvest, fruit packing despite fires

Brewster-area orchards survive wildfire with minimal damage.

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Fire slows along B&O Road West

Fire continues northerly advance, albeit slower than expected given the hot, dry and windy conditions

Contact PUD before hooking up generators to homes

The Okanogan County Public Utility District is asking people to contact its office before hooking up generators to their homes.

CenturyLink working to re-establish phone services

CenturyLink has technicians working around the clock to re-establish communications through alternate routes in the Methow.

Pateros community helps its own; barbecue is under way

The community is banding together to help itself by collecting food, water, clothing and other items.

Red Cross, Baptists to serve meals in fire areas

Meals will be available in Pateros, Methow, Carlton, Twisp and Mazama beginning Sunday

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