Dee Camp

General assignment, community and entertainment reporter

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Fire burns near Chesaw in Okanogan County

Fire burns on West Fork of Cougar Creek

Fire evacuations ordered for Mansfield

Residents of rural Douglas County town were directed to leave due to wildfire threat

Meetings planned in Brewster, Pateros

Meetings planned for update on the Carlton Complex wildfires

Escaped prisoner recaptured in Grant County

Jaime D. Hampshire recaptured after jail escape

Ecology department suspends permit rules for large-scale generators

The state Washington Department of Ecology has suspended temporarily the permit requirements for use of large-scale generators in areas hit by wildfires in Eastern Washington.

Alliance conducts fire impact survey of businesses

The Economic Alliance is doing a brief business impact survey for the Okanogan County commissioners to get a snapshot of the economic impact from the Carlton Complex fires.

Conservation district offers help to landowners in fire area

Okanogan Conservation District is mobilizing to help landowners whose natural resources and agricultural infrastructure has been damaged by the Carlton Complex wildfires.

CenturyLink restores Internet services

CenturyLink crews have repaired the damaged fiber optics line severed by a fallen tree near Fish Trap and has restored Internet services to its customers in Eastern Washington.

Carlton is at lowest evacuation level

The community is at Level 1 (lowest) evacuation status.

Governor extends statewide burn ban

Gov. Jay Inslee has extended the burn ban he ordered last week to include a ban on most outdoor and agricultural burning for Eastern Washington.

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