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Grant County inmate found dead in cell

A Grant County Jail inmate was found dead in his cell early this morning.

Search under way for swimmer missing in Banks Lake

The Grant County Sheriff's Office resumed searching today for the body of a man who went missing in Banks Lake last night.

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Rimrock Meadows gets fire warning

Palisades wildfire prompts Level 1 evacuation notices

Douglas County officials battling several new fires

The state has mobilized fire crews for several new blazes in Douglas County. The fires were started by lightning Friday evening, Douglas County Sheriff Harvey Gjesdal said Saturday morning.

Smokejumpers respond to fire on War Creek

Smokejumpers responded Thursday morning to a small fire at the head of War Creek in the Methow Valley Ranger District of the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest.

Twenty-One Grade, Williams Lake fires 90 percent contained

Fire crews are expected to pack up and head out from the Twenty-One Grade Fire burning between town and Republic today.

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Newby Lake fire crosses forest boundary

Pushed by winds, the Newby Lake Fire that started last Thursday in British Columbia has crossed the Loomis state forest boundary near Snowshoe Meadow.

Williams Fire reportedly 40 percent contained

Officials have reopened the Douglas Falls Campground and lifted all fire evacuation levels as crews keep blaze to 332 acres.

Newby Lake fire moving southeast

According to Canadian wildfire officials, the fire is burning in the Long Draw Creek area west of Goodenough Peak.

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Keller-area fire grows to 2,200 acres

Red Flag Warning has fire crews wary of possible fire expansion today

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Fire contained; one house destroyed

A late Friday fire destroyed one house before firefighters could halt its march across sageland south of Omak

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Two fires ignite in Okanogan County

Crews kept busy with two new fires in the last 24 hours.

Keller-area blaze grows to 1,000 acres

Aircraft assisting with fire burning on the Colville Indian Reservation north of Keller

Fire in Canada spreads to U.S.

A wildfire that started in British Columbia has reached the north face of Arnold Peak in the Pasayten Wilderness Area.

Red flag warning calls for 'critical fire weather'

The National Weather Service has issued a red flag warning calling for critical fire weather conditions.