Brock Hires

Tonasket, Oroville and Ferry County reporter

509-826-1110 Extension: 119

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Wolverine Fire reaches 4,000 acres

Holden Village evacuated

Smoke that has been drifting in and out of the Okanogan Valley for the past several days is from the rapidly growing Wolverine Fire in Chelan County.

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Ferry County prosecuting attorney found dead

Okanogan County Coroner Dave Rodriguez says death is an apparent suicide

Authorities have determined Emma Paulsen committed suicide Thursday night while her estranged husband and children were in Spokane

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Spur Fire ignites near Bonaparte Lake

Wildhorse fire reaches 185 acres on Mount Hull

Fire continues to burn on Mount Hull as a new fire pops up near Bonaparte Lake

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Several small fires ignite in north county

Several small fire have broken out in northern Okanogan County as a result of last night’s thunderstorms.

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RV park reopens in Conconully

The Conconully Lake Resort, 102 Sinlahekin Road, reopened its RV park today.

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Man injured in Ferry County plane crash

A Canadian man was injured yesterday afternoon after his plane crash south of the international border. The plane crash is the fourth in nine days in the region.

Power outage planned in Ferry County

Power outage planned for noon to 8 p.m. Sunday in much of Ferry County

Ground crews set out for crash site

While ground teams have begun their search for the wreckage of a plane in a remote area of Skagit County, transportation officials begin search for a second missing aircraft in Whatcom County.

Rapid fire growth potential in Okanogan Valley

Red flag warning issued in Wenatchee Valley

Gusty winds could lead to rapid wildfire growth today and tomorrow, meteorologists say

Suspected plane crash wreckage located

16-year-old passenger recovering

Officials last night located what is believed to be the wreckage of a Montana-based plane that went missing Saturday in the North Cascade Mountains.

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