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New fire burning near Ione

The Baldy Fire has grown to about 300 acres in the last 48 hours in Pend Oreille County, Colville National Forest officials said.

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Residents, workers evacuated by boat, helicopter

Ash from Wolverine Fire reported falling in Methow Valley

The Wolverine Fire exploded yesterday, growing to more than 15,760 acres and prompting evacuations by boat and by helicopter.

Fiery crash closes highway through Cle Elum

State Highway 97 was closed through town for more than 13 hours Saturday after a crash ignited a gasoline tanker.

Newby Fire sending smoke skyward, again

North Okanogan County residents will likely notice more smoke emanating from the Newby Lake Fire, but officials say the fire perimeter is secure.

Orient-area fire expected to see minimal growth

The North Boulder 2 Fire is burning in heavy timber and had already consumed about 280 acres in Colville National Forest.

Teenager killed, three others injured in I-90 crash

One teenage woman was killed and three injured in a one-vehicle crash along Interstate 90 yesterday.

Fire prompts detour along Pacific Crest Trail

Fire expected to reach Pacific Crest Trail; officials post detour for backpackers

Motorcyclist hits moose

Interstate 90 traffic slowed near Medical Lake after motorcyclist collides with moose

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Wolverine Fire grows to 1,526 acres

Level 3 evacuations ordered for Riddle Creek and Lightning areas; Holden Village and Lucerne will receive Level 3 notices tomorrow

Fire-related weather warnings issued

A Fire Weather Watch will be in effect from 2-11 p.m. for the Wenatchee Valley, Waterville Plateau and Grand Coulee area. And a Hazardous Weather Outlook has been issued for Ferry County and the Okanogan Highlands through next Wednesday.

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