Recent lighting storms are to blame for several small fires in the area.
Two state highways remain closed after a thunderstorm dumped rain on the Carlton Complex burn area and triggered flooding and mudslides.
A commercial logging truck struck the bottom of a railroad overpass, prompting the closure of U.S. Highway 395 north.
The National Weather Service has issued several warnings and watches for the region.
The Wenatchee Police Department arrested a man last night in connection with an attempted murder in Oroville
Allegations of meth, heroin dealing lead to arrests
Two down trees has caused a partial roadblock southeast of town
Former Tonasket High School librarian Elizabeth KinKade pleads guilty to one count of first-degree sexual misconduct with a minor-school employee
Detectives are looking for a Ryan P. Mulligan in connection with a stabbing
Okanogan man arrested by deputies for allegedly selling drugs out of a tent
Gov. Jay Inslee plans to visit Twisp, Winthrop and Pateros tomorrow.
Electricity was restored yesterday afternoon to Malott and the Methow Valley, about four hours after a problem developed along the Loup Loup transmission line west of town.
The area from just south of Okanogan to Malott and across the mountains to the Methow Valley is without electricity this afternoon.
The National Weather Service has issued several watches and warnings for the region through Friday.
Rain that fell Tuesday night over the Devil’s Elbow Fire raised humidity, but didn’t do much toward putting out the 20,287-acre blaze on the Colville Indian Reservation.