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Red flag warning calls for 'critical fire weather'

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

Highway 21 partially blocked after vehicle overturns

State Highway 21 north of town is partially blocked near milepost 124 after a tractor-trailer overturned earlier this afternoon.

County prohibits burning in campgrounds

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.

Road 6 Fire surpasses 3,500 acres

An incident command center has been established at Mansfield School.

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South Pine Creek fire extinguished

Local fire crews contain South Pine Creek fire to a half-acre.

Four fires reported in Douglas County

Four fires are burning in Douglas County, including one along U.S. Highway 2 at Zanol Road.

Wenatchee blaze reaches 3,000 acres

An early morning drizzle of rain helped to snuff portions of the Sleepy Hollow fire, but the blaze is far from contained.

Land line telephones down in Pateros, Methow Valley

Emergency 911 by land line and land line telephone service are down in the Pateros, Twisp and Winthrop areas.

Woman injured in plane crash near Quincy

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.

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Heat advisory blankets Eastern Washington

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.

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Colville tribe opens new flagship casino

Officials cut ribbon on new 12 Tribes Resort Casino, which officially opens at 8 a.m. tomorrow

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Lumber yard burning in the Chiliwist

A Gebbers Farms-affiliated lumber yard is burning tonight less than a mile from the intersection of North Star and Three Devils roads.

Wells Dam-area fire is 90 percent contained

Fire reported at 1,060 acres

State mobilizes for fire near Wells Dam

Blaze expands to 500 acres

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Meteorologists: ‘Extreme’ fire weather predicted

The National Weather Service has issued a red flag warning for most of Eastern Washington, including much of Okanogan County and adjacent areas.