A brush fire that ignited Monday near the intersection of Jameson Late Road and Road 11 Northeast was contained before it could threaten town.
Residents of rural Douglas County town were directed to leave due to wildfire threat
Dennis M. Stensgar was pronounced dead after he was struck by a Dodge Ram pick-up driven by William G. Van Gordon of Port Angeles
Okanogan County Public Utility District restored power to 2,179 homes and businesses Friday
A dozen U.S. senators, including Sens. Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell, both D-Wash., have sent a letter to Senate leaders calling for swift passage of President Obama’s emergency supplemental funding request, which would allocate $615 million to fight wildfires.
The Ellisforde Bridge Road is closed temporarily because of fallen trees.
Approximately 7,000 homes and businesses are without power in Okanogan County today
President Obama has declared an emergency in Washington state, freeing up additional federal resources to help with the wildfires.
The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather out
Fire management team to meet with community residents on related issues at 7 p.m. today
Volunteers on hand to feed and help care for livestock, pets
Food will be served in Pateros, Brewster, Twisp and Winthrop.
Level 3 evacuation notices were issued this afternoon for several areas west of town along state Highway 20 because of Carlton Complex fire activity.
Improper installation of generators can backfeed electrical system and injure utility district workers
National Interagency Coordination Center estimates wildfire complex at 300,000 acres