According to the Okanogan County Emergency Operation Center, road closures are being staffed by Washington National Guard members.
The National Weather Service has issued a red flag warning for Okanogan and Methow valleys, effective until 11 tonight.
Pearrygin Lake State Park, closed since July 18 because of the Carlton Complex fire, reopened today.
Former Tonasket High School librarian Elizabeth Kinkade will appear in court again Aug. 19
Washington State Department of Natural Resources announced Wednesday that fire danger has increased in four Eastern Washington counties, including Okanogan.
A brush fire that ignited Monday near the intersection of Jameson Late Road and Road 11 Northeast was contained before it could threaten town.
Okanogan County Public Utility District No. 1 has restored power to the Pateros area around 7 p.m. tonight.
The Okanogan County Public Utility District will be energizing the Twisp substation today.
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 is managing a list of individuals who are interested in housing fire victims and/or their pets.