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Small fires spark in Tonasket

Recent lighting storms are to blame for several small fires in the area.

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Highways remain closed following mudslides

Two state highways remain closed after a thunderstorm dumped rain on the Carlton Complex burn area and triggered flooding and mudslides.

Logging truck stikes railroad overpass

A commercial logging truck struck the bottom of a railroad overpass, prompting the closure of U.S. Highway 395 north.

Hazardous weather predicted for region

The National Weather Service has issued several warnings and watches for the region.

Mulligan arrested last night in Wenatchee

The Wenatchee Police Department arrested a man last night in connection with an attempted murder in Oroville

Three arrested on drug charges in Omak

Allegations of meth, heroin dealing lead to arrests

Fallen trees prompt road closure

Two down trees has caused a partial roadblock southeast of town

Kinkade pleads guilty to sexual misconduct

Former Tonasket High School librarian Elizabeth KinKade pleads guilty to one count of first-degree sexual misconduct with a minor-school employee

Local man wanted for attempted murder

Detectives are looking for a Ryan P. Mulligan in connection with a stabbing

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Man suspected of dealing drugs out of park

Okanogan man arrested by deputies for allegedly selling drugs out of a tent

Governor plans to visit Okanogan County

Gov. Jay Inslee plans to visit Twisp, Winthrop and Pateros tomorrow.

Electricity restored to Malott, Methow Valley

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.

Electricity down from Malott to the Methow

The area from just south of Okanogan to Malott and across the mountains to the Methow Valley is without electricity this afternoon.

Weather Service issues additional alerts for region

The National Weather Service has issued several watches and warnings for the region through Friday.

Rain dampens fire slightly; storm spawns three new fires

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.