Steering control issue resolved on Keller Ferry
The National Weather Service has issued several watches and warnings for the region through Thursday.
The state Department of Transportation announced Tuesday the temporary closure of the Keller Ferry.
Gov. Jay Inslee is appealing a presidential decision to deny assistance to individuals impacted by the Carlton Complex fire.
The state Department of Natural Resources is expanding the current statewide burn ban to cover all outdoor burning on department-protected lands.
A community meeting is planned at 7 tonight, Monday, at the Keller Community Center, 11669 state Highway 21, about the Devil’s Elbow Fire on the Colville Indian Reservation.
A fire recovery workshop is planned for 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Aug. 16, at Pateros City Hall, 113 Lakeshore Drive.
A community meeting is planned for 7 p.m. Friday at the Methow Valley Community Center, 201 Methow Valley Highway, to update people on the Carlton Complex, Little Bridge Creek and Upper Falls fires.
Mutual aid crews assisting the Okanogan County Public Utility District with repairs from Carlton Complex fires will be leaving the area today.
The Devil’s Elbow Complex fire has burned across 8,000 acres near town and prompted evacuations.
More than a dozen natural resource agencies and organizations will be available Wednesday to talk with landowners about post-fire recovery of the landscape.
A major disaster declaration is being sought from President Barack Obama to free up federal assistance to help families, business owners and local governments recover from fires in Central and Eastern Washington.
A community meeting to discuss the Devil’s Elbow Complex fire and management action is set for 7 p.m. tonight, at the Keller Community Center, 11669 Highway 21.
Okanogan, Ferry Counties latest results
Clint Didier showed a 20 percentage-point lead over his nearest opponent in Tuesday election night results from Okanogan County.
The Devil’s Elbow Complex fire burning between Republic and Keller has blazed across 900 acres of land and continues to grow.