The National Weather Service has issued a red flag warning calling for critical fire weather conditions.
State Highway 21 north of town is partially blocked near milepost 124 after a tractor-trailer overturned earlier this afternoon.
Tonasket urges residents not to light fireworks
Yesterday, Okanogan County commissioners amended their burn ban resolution to prohibit wood and charcoal fires in designated campground or fire rings.
An incident command center has been established at Mansfield School.
Local fire crews contain South Pine Creek fire to a half-acre.
Four fires are burning in Douglas County, including one along U.S. Highway 2 at Zanol Road.
An early morning drizzle of rain helped to snuff portions of the Sleepy Hollow fire, but the blaze is far from contained.
Emergency 911 by land line and land line telephone service are down in the Pateros, Twisp and Winthrop areas.
A local woman received minor injuries this morning when she was struck by a light plane that was attempting to take off from a Grant County roadway.
Meteorologists at the National Weather Service have announced a heat advisory covering much of the state, including Chelan, Douglas, Ferry and Okanogan counties, and Idaho.
Officials cut ribbon on new 12 Tribes Resort Casino, which officially opens at 8 a.m. tomorrow
A Gebbers Farms-affiliated lumber yard is burning tonight less than a mile from the intersection of North Star and Three Devils roads.
Fire reported at 1,060 acres
Blaze expands to 500 acres
The National Weather Service has issued a red flag warning for most of Eastern Washington, including much of Okanogan County and adjacent areas.