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Fire damages three East Wenatchee homes

EAST WENATCHEE — Three East Wenatchee homes — one of them about a block away from the other two — were damaged by the same fire on Sunday afternoon.

MDMA pinpointed in concertgoer’s death

GEORGE — A Portland man who collapsed and died after last June's Paradiso Festival at the Gorge Amphitheatre suffered acute MDMA poisoning, according to toxicology tests.

A year without a fair? Okanogan County officials hope not

OKANOGAN — County officials are scrambling to figure out how to put on the county's premier annual event — the Okanogan County Fair — when the fairgrounds are jam-packed with 1,658 fire personnel, a sprawling tent camp, showers, mobile kitchen and command center assigned to the Okanogan Complex wildfires.

Rock Island man dies in crash in Trinidad

TRINIDAD — A truck driver has been cited for the crash early Monday that killed a 38-year-old Rock Island man at the Crescent Bar turnout on Highway 28, six miles west of Quincy.

Rain and cool temps calm fires

 NCW — After two straight weeks of ongoing and rapidly changing evacuations and road closures, firefighters and residents are getting a much-needed respite.

Wilf Woods | An impressive memorial

We watched the impressive ceremony that the Forest Service put on Sunday at the Town Toyota Center on television, like many others.

Most wildfires stay put in gusty winds

Despite winds that gusted to 40 mph on Saturday, most wildfires burning across North Central Washington showed very little growth by Sunday morning.
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Fallen firefighters honored

 Three firefighters who died in the Twisp River Fire were remembered Sunday for their love of family, their passion for the outdoors, and their dedication to the job.

Agencies come together for memorial

WENATCHEE -- Under overcast skies, fire trucks rolled into a parking lot in north Wenatchee on Sunday morning to take part in a time-honored tradition of paying tribute to fallen firefighters.

Highways closed by blowing dust

Three highway in North Central Washington were closed Saturday because of blowing dust and poor visibility.