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Newby Fire sending smoke skyward, again

North Okanogan County residents will likely notice more smoke emanating from the Newby Lake Fire, but officials say the fire perimeter is secure.

Orient-area fire expected to see minimal growth

The North Boulder 2 Fire is burning in heavy timber and had already consumed about 280 acres in Colville National Forest.

Teenager killed, three others injured in I-90 crash

One teenage woman was killed and three injured in a one-vehicle crash along Interstate 90 yesterday.

Fire prompts detour along Pacific Crest Trail

Fire expected to reach Pacific Crest Trail; officials post detour for backpackers

Motorcyclist hits moose

Interstate 90 traffic slowed near Medical Lake after motorcyclist collides with moose

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Wolverine Fire grows to 1,526 acres

Level 3 evacuations ordered for Riddle Creek and Lightning areas; Holden Village and Lucerne will receive Level 3 notices tomorrow

Fire-related weather warnings issued

A Fire Weather Watch will be in effect from 2-11 p.m. for the Wenatchee Valley, Waterville Plateau and Grand Coulee area. And a Hazardous Weather Outlook has been issued for Ferry County and the Okanogan Highlands through next Wednesday.

Yakama tribal members sentenced in eagle killings

Court records show Willard Phillip Maldonado, 41, of Union Gap, and Austin Henry Phillips, 39, of Granger, had killed eagles, and that Maldonado was selling their parts through social media

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Motorcyclist killed in head-on collision

Eastmont Extension is closed while authorities investigate the crash that claimed the life of Brett B. Hendrick, 23 of East Wenatchee

Goode Fire burning in mountains northwest of Stehekin

A new fire is burning about 1,000 feet above Five Mile Camp near Goode Mountain in the Lake Chelan National Recreation Area.

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