National Weather Service issues red flag warning for Okanogan, Methow valleys and surrounding areas
Meteorologists say lightning and wind could lead to new wildfires in the Grand Coulee and Mansfield areas, as well as the Waterville Plateau
Methow Valley has the highest potential for flash flooding and debris flows, National Weather Service says
The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather out
National Interagency Coordination Center estimates wildfire complex at 300,000 acres
U.S. Highway 97A opens, closes again as fire nears
Emergency officials said traffic is being detoured onto U.S. Highway 97, across the Columbia River from the fire area
Crews mop up fire after three days of containment efforts
Sheriff says blaze has grown to more than 200 acres in last three hours
Mills Canyon Fire grows to more than 5,000 acres in less than 24 hours.
Residents are being evacuated and firefighters from local, state and federal agencies are battling a 500-acre fire about four miles west of town.
Fire officials estimate the blaze burning in steep, rocky terrain is about 75 percent contained
Work continues to repair fractures spillway
Water may be dedicated to dust control, other items
A subsidiary of Kinross recently announced plans to modify its existing water right agreement to support exploratory activity in the Okanogan Highlands.
People can learn how to be “bear aware” during an informational session today in the Sinlahekin Wildlife Area between Loomis and Conconully.