Fire weather watch issued for Coulee area

Meteorologists say lightning and wind could lead to new wildfires in the Grand Coulee and Mansfield areas, as well as the Waterville Plateau

Flash flood watch issued for area

Methow Valley has the highest potential for flash flooding and debris flows, National Weather Service says

Thunderstorms, flash flooding could occur today

The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather out

Fires join to become largest in state history

National Interagency Coordination Center estimates wildfire complex at 300,000 acres

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Entiat-area fire continues to grow

U.S. Highway 97A opens, closes again as fire nears

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Fire prompts closure of U.S. 97A

Emergency officials said traffic is being detoured onto U.S. Highway 97, across the Columbia River from the fire area

Rock Hill blaze under control

Crews mop up fire after three days of containment efforts

Fire reported near Bridgeport

Sheriff says blaze has grown to more than 200 acres in last three hours

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More evacuations issued for Entiat fire

Mills Canyon Fire grows to more than 5,000 acres in less than 24 hours.

Fire near Entiat prompts evacuations

Residents are being evacuated and firefighters from local, state and federal agencies are battling a 500-acre fire about four miles west of town.

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Fire crews gain ground on Silver Creek blaze

Fire officials estimate the blaze burning in steep, rocky terrain is about 75 percent contained

State extends shoreline restrictions near Wanapum Dam through Oct. 31

Work continues to repair fractures spillway

Kinross pursues water use change

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.

‘Bear Aware’ talk planned

People can learn how to be “bear aware” during an informational session today in the Sinlahekin Wildlife Area between Loomis and Conconully.

Kinross to modify existing water agreement

Plan to include exploratory activity

Kinross has announced its plan to modify its existing water right agreement to support exploratory activity in the highlands