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Omak man killed in pedestrian-pickup accident

SPOKANE — An Omak man was killed Friday night when he was struck by a pickup while he was trying to cross the eastbound lanes of Interstate 90 near Spokane.

Fire victims asked to contact county

OKANOGAN — Officials are asking all victims of the Carlton Complex fires to contact the Okanogan Emergency Operations Center to report losses as soon as possible.

Grandfather alerts family to house fire

EAST WENATCHEE — A grandfather woke up about 2:45 a.m. Sunday to sounds of a fire and got everyone out of an Eastside house safely.
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Hotter weather revives fire activity

PATEROS — U.S. Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell visited firefighters at the Carlton Complex on Sunday as crews worked against rising temperatures to corral the massive blaze.

Drive-by shooter hits car on Washington Street

WENATCHEE — No one was injured in a drive-by shooting Friday evening in the 1300 block of Washington Street, said Sgt. Jim West with the Wenatchee Police Department.

Five injured in Saturday collision

CHELAN — Five people were injured near here Saturday in the collision of a pickup truck and a Jeep, according to the State Patrol.
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Red Cross fights fire despair with ‘help and hope’

WENATCHEE — Staff and volunteers of the American Red Cross raced last week to North Central Washington to form what group leaders believe is one of the largest disaster relief forces in the region’s history.
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Everyday Business | Golf and taxes still inevitable

The aftermath of local wildfires is gritty enough without immediately getting down to the nitty-gritty of commerce. But business owners in fire-affected areas — and the folks who work for them — may be relieved to know that:
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Farm losses from Carlton fire staggering

PATEROS — It’s still too soon to assess agricultural losses to Okanogan County’s No. 1 economic driver. But they’re likely to be staggering, and in many cases, lasting.