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Pickens North wildfire reaches 600 acres

HAVILLAH - The Pickens North fire has burned an estimated 600 acres, according to the state Department of Natural Resources.

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Crews work to line Pickens North fire

HAVILLAH - The Pickens North fire has burned an estimated 600 acres, according to the state Department of Natural Resources.

Meteorologists issue red flag warning

Officials from the Spokane office of the National Weather Service have issued a red flag warning calling for low humidities, high winds and the potential for rapid spread of wildfires.

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Bachtold pleads guilty

Parker M. Bachtold, 18, was sentenced to 30 years in prison after pleaded guilty to the premeditated first-degree murder of 39-year-old Tunk Valley resident Patrick M. Alltus.

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Lightning sparks wildfires

Whitestone, Cayuse and Palmer Mountain were among areas where fires were located following lightning storm Saturday evening.

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Spring Plantin reaps top bronc ride at Stampede

Eagle Boy claims Thursday's Suicide Race

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Davis Shows brings all the fun

Davis Shows Northwest will be returning again to the Stampede this year with a rotated stock of rides, games and food.

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Night Riders take Stampede stage Friday, Saturday

Some will attend the Stampede dance after the rodeo Friday and Saturday to kick up their heels, crack a cold one and have a good time.

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Firefighting efforts continue in Eastern Washington

Fires in Yakima County are contained and evacuation notices have been lifted.

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UPDATE: Weather helps crews battle Kewa Fire; 15 percent contained

Continuing coverage of the Kewa Fire, located 10 miles south of Inchelium

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North Valley Hospital CEO fired

Zwicker faced similar issues at Montana hospital

Observers could have heard a pin drop Thursday night, July 27, when North Valley Hospital commissioners unanimously decided to fire CEO Mike Zwicker.

DNR issues statewide burn ban

The state Department of Natural Resources has expanded its eastern Washington burn ban to include the whole state.

Gubernatorial candidate debate planned tomorrow

Candidates for governor have been invited to participate in a non-partisan debate at 7 p.m. tomorrow, July 29, in the Brewster High School gym, 503 Seventh St.

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Lightning sparks several small fires

More thunderstorms expected to hit region today

Another round of thunderstorms is expected to hit the region this afternoon and early evening, prompting the Spokane office of the National Weather Service to issue a hazardous weather outlook.

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PUD hopefuls share their views at forum

Trio stresses experience, alternate energy

Okanogan County Public Utility District commissioner position No. 3 candidates took the Community Cultural Center stage Thursday night for an open candidate forum.

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