Oroville loses 911 service

Emergency 911 service is down in the 476 telephone prefix in the Oroville area.

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Firefighters battle blazes near Omak

Firefighters knock down flames near Omak, but blazes continue to burn throughout the region.

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Red Flag Warning issued for much of Eastern Washington

The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning indicating critical fire weather conditions exist

North Star fire reaches Moses, Dugout mountains

Airboss fire bombers assist in firefight, but flames advance into Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest's Tonasket Ranger District.

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Stickpin Fire exceeds 20,000 acres

FEMA allocates funds to help state with firefighting costs

The Stickpin Fire has devoured more than 20,000 acres of Colville National Forest in the last 36 hours and nearly 1,000 people live in the line of fire.

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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.

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Updated evacuation levels for the Stickpin Fire

Shortly before 10 p.m., Colville National Forest released new evacuation notice levels for Ferry County residents living in vicinity of the Stickpin Fire.

Fire evacuation notices issued in Douglas County

Level 3 evacuations ordered for Chelan Springs, McNeil Canyon, Central Ferry and Dezellem Hill Road.

Some Methow Valley fires grow, others contained

Several roads in active fire areas have been closed in the Methow Valley, including the Cooper Mountain, Black Canyon, Squaw, and McFarland Creeks roads

Ninemile fire destroys structures

Level 3 (highest) evacuation notices have been lowered to Level 1 for residents in the Ninemile area as of 8:45 this morning.

Lightning sparks two new fires in Methow Valley

Lightning late Wednesday night ignited two fires on the Methow Valley Ranger District of the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest.

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Plane crash kills one, sparks multiple fires

Several fires have ignited in the Oroville-Chesaw area near the site of an airplane crash earlier this morning.

Three fires ignite in Okanogan County

At least three new wildfires have broken out earlier this afternoon in northern Okanogan County.

Chelan woman killed in head-on crash

Brewster couple injured and transported to Lake Chelan Community Hospital.

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Wolverine Fire grows 25 percent

As of 9 a.m. today, the fire is estimated to be 36,030 acres. Fire crews expect it to grow over the next two days as temperatures soar into the 100s.