Brock Hires

Tonasket, Oroville and Ferry County reporter

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Washington National Guard members staff road closures

According to the Okanogan County Emergency Operation Center, road closures are being staffed by Washington National Guard members.

Red flag warning issued in Okanogan, Methow

The National Weather Service has issued a red flag warning for Okanogan and Methow valleys, effective until 11 tonight.

Pearrygin Lake State Park reopens; Alta Lake remains closed

Pearrygin Lake State Park, closed since July 18 because of the Carlton Complex fire, reopened today.

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Sex-case plea deal postponed

Former Tonasket High School librarian Elizabeth Kinkade will appear in court again Aug. 19

Fire danger increases 'very high' in Okanogan County

Washington State Department of Natural Resources announced Wednesday that fire danger has increased in four Eastern Washington counties, including Okanogan.

Road C fire contained without evacuations

A brush fire that ignited Monday near the intersection of Jameson Late Road and Road 11 Northeast was contained before it could threaten town.

Pateros lines energized

Okanogan County Public Utility District No. 1 has restored power to the Pateros area around 7 p.m. tonight.

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Power expected to be restored in Methow Valley today

The Okanogan County Public Utility District will be energizing the Twisp substation today.

Sex offender moves to Okanogan

A registered sex offender has notified the Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office and moved to the 400 block of South Third Avenue.

Ferry County Sheriff’s office seeks volunteers

Ferry County Sheriff’s office is managing a list of individuals who are interested in housing fire victims and/or their pets.

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