Some people may find breathing difficult due to airborne particulates from fires burning throughout the region
Crews kept busy with two new fires in the last 24 hours.
Wildfire threatening three structures between Keller and Republic
A wildfire that started in British Columbia has reached the north face of Arnold Peak in the Pasayten Wilderness Area.
Rock Creek management area south of Sprague continues to remain open to foot, horseback and bicycle access.
Heat records fall in Omak, Mazama, Republic, Winthrop and Grand Coulee
Meteorologists at the National Weather Service have announced a heat advisory covering much of the state, including Chelan, Douglas, Ferry and Okanogan counties, and Idaho.
State Department of Fish and Wildlife Sgt. Dan Christensen will be transporting the bear to Omak for a short health check before releasing the bear.
Two bears released in a remote area 40 miles north of Leavenworth
A gasoline tanker-truck heading north on state Highway 21 north of town overturned this morning and spilled 70 gallons of diesel and 2,800 gallons of gasoline into a ditch across from the San Poil River.
The National Weather Service in Spokane has issued a flood advisory for Okanogan and Chelan counties, effective until 9:30 p.m. tonight.
Gov. Jay Inslee has expanded his earlier drought declarations to include the whole state.
The U.S. Forest Service will burn underbrush today in the Rendezvous Pass area between Fawn and Cub creeks.
The 21st annual Ferry County Conservation Fair is planned for 10 a.m. Saturday at the Ferry County Fairgrounds.
Drought conditions — above-average temperatures and low snowpack—are expected to create dry fields and forests in Eastern Washington this spring and summer.