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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.

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Hot temperatures return

Records broke over the weekend

Triple-digit temperatures are expected to roll through portions of Okanogan County later this week, prompting the National Weather Service to issue a new heat advisory.

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South Pine Creek fire extinguished

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

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Temperatures break records

Heat records fall in Omak, Mazama, Republic, Winthrop and Grand Coulee

Four fires reported in Douglas County

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

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.

Level 3-sex offender moves to Okanogan

A Level 3 sex offender has moved to Okanogan.

Aeneas murder suspect may have ties to militia

A Tonasket man charged with first-degree murder in the death of an Issaquah woman allegedly had ties to the militia movement prior to the June 18 incident.

Firewise workshop planned in Conconully

Okanogan Conservation District will host a Firewise workshop from 9-11 a.m. Saturday at the Community Hall, 219 N. Main St.

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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.

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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.

Mansfield man’s body found in Banks Lake

A Mansfield man’s body was recovered from Banks Lake on Thursday afternoon.

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