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‘Bearytale’ unfolds at Esther Bricques

Numerous bear encounters reported last week

It’s not everyday a modern time fairy tale plays out before your eyes.

Some areas reopen in Republic Ranger District

The Thirteen Mile and Hall Creek areas of the Colville National Forest's Republic Ranger District have reopened east of state Highway 21 and south of state Highway 20.

Local man killed in sports car crash

Larry W. Burley, 53, of Okanogan was killed in an early morning crash today.

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Special fair advisory meeting planned tonight

Poll shows postponed event better than no fair

The Okanogan County Fair Advisory Committee will meet tonight for a showdown over whether to move the Okanogan Complex fire camp, or postpone or cancel the organization’s signature event.

Tucannon Fire nearly contained

Fire crews are transitioning to mop-up and timber falling operations as the Tucannon Fire reached 70 percent containment.

Wolverine Fire meeting set for Plain

This morning, fire officials described the fire growth as "minimal," noting that it continues to smolder. The status of the fire will be explained to the public tonight.

New team takes over Carpenter Road Fire

Aircraft resume drops on blaze north of Wellpinit

Fire officials in Stevens County have called in helitack and retardant bombers today to try to keep the Carpenter Road Fire from growing to the northeast.

Mother, two children hospitalized following minor crash

Jessica A. Saffel fell asleep at the wheel while driving near Entiat

Jessica A. Saffel, 27, Cergio Britt, 8, and Alyssa Britt, 5, all of Yakima, were transported to the Wenatchee hospital following a one-vehicle crash along U.S. Highway 97A.

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Tucannon Fire reaches 2,700 acres

Blaze is burning near Camp Wooten

Rainfall is helping fire crews get a handle on the new Tucannon Fire burning in steep terrain 20 miles east of the city.

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Carpenter Road fire still growing

Rain may have slowed the growth of the Carpenter Road Fire, but it is continuing to advance to the northeast.

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