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Roger Harnack

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Wolverine Fire meeting set for Plain

This morning, fire officials described the fire growth as "minimal," noting that it continues to smolder. The status of the fire will be explained to the public tonight.

September 2, 2015 9:59 a.m. read more..
     

Goodell Fire burning along highway

With heavy rain still in the forecast, State Department of Transportation officials hope to reopen the North Cascades Highway tomorrow between Newhalem and Rainy Pass. As of 1 p.m. today, the road remains closed due to the Goodell Fire.

August 29, 2015 1:52 p.m. read more..
 

Causes of death: Smoke, burns

Andrew Zajac of Winthrop, Tom Zbyszewski of Walla Walla and Richard Wheeler of South Haven, Mich., died from smoke inhalation and burns to their bodies, coroner says.

August 28, 2015 5:19 p.m. read more..
          

North Star Fire meetings set

North Star Fire managers are planning two community meetings for the Republic area. The meetings are set for 7 tonight and 4 p.m. tomorrow.

August 22, 2015 10:41 a.m. read more..


Chelan Complex fire-growth slowed

In total, active fires in Chelan County have scorched 134,814 acres, officials said this morning. That includes the 86,412-acre Chelan Complex, the 2,293-acre Fire Creek Fire, the 45,929-acre Wolverine Fire and the 180-acre Blankenship Fire.

August 22, 2015 10:02 a.m. read more..
           

Crews gain ground on Chelan Complex

While winds were whipping the Okanogan Complex Fire into a frenzy yesterday, calmer conditions gave firefighters a chance to build lines around blazes to the south.

August 19, 2015 9 a.m. read more..
         

Taz takes first, again

Taz and jockey Loren Marchand have won the first two heats of the 80th running of the World-Famous Suicide Race. There are two more heats to go.

August 15, 2015 noon read more..
 

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