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Sex-case plea deal postponed

Former Tonasket High School librarian Elizabeth Kinkade will appear in court again Aug. 19

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Long-term disaster center to open in Pateros

All donations for fire victims being moved to Pateros

Fire danger increases 'very high' in Okanogan County

Washington State Department of Natural Resources announced Wednesday that fire danger has increased in four Eastern Washington counties, including Okanogan.

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Fire burns near Chesaw in Okanogan County

Fire burns on West Fork of Cougar Creek

Winds prompt cancellation of burn out

Officials may try another burn out when conditions are more favorable for containment

Burn out planned for Loup Loup area today

Fire crews to use chemical 'ping pong balls to start low intensity burn out northwest of Loup Loup Ski Bowl.

Road C fire contained without evacuations

A brush fire that ignited Monday near the intersection of Jameson Late Road and Road 11 Northeast was contained before it could threaten town.

Fire evacuations ordered for Mansfield

Residents of rural Douglas County town were directed to leave due to wildfire threat

Meetings planned in Brewster, Pateros

Meetings planned for update on the Carlton Complex wildfires

Escaped prisoner recaptured in Grant County

Jaime D. Hampshire recaptured after jail escape

Omak man killed while crossing I-90

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

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Power still out for 1,423 customers

Okanogan County Public Utility District restored power to 2,179 homes and businesses Friday

Pateros lines energized

Okanogan County Public Utility District No. 1 has restored power to the Pateros area around 7 p.m. tonight.

Ecology department suspends permit rules for large-scale generators

The state Washington Department of Ecology has suspended temporarily the permit requirements for use of large-scale generators in areas hit by wildfires in Eastern Washington.

Alliance conducts fire impact survey of businesses

The Economic Alliance is doing a brief business impact survey for the Okanogan County commissioners to get a snapshot of the economic impact from the Carlton Complex fires.

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