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This Afternoon

Hi99° Hot


Lo70° Mostly Clear


Hi96° Hot

Friday Night

Lo71° Partly Cloudy


Hi96° Slight Chc Thunderstorms

Saturday Night

Lo71° Slight Chc Thunderstorms


Hi97° Hot

Sunday Night

Lo73° Partly Cloudy


Hi99° Hot

Monday Night

Lo72° Partly Cloudy


Stores rally to keep Methow Valley stocked

METHOW VALLEY — A week ago, Twisp grocer Hank Konrad felt confident that an extra 5,000 bags of ice would meet demand for an upcoming weekend music festival.

Helicopter crash pilot identified

WENATCHEE — A 40-year-old Beaverton, Ore., man was the pilot killed in a helicopter crash Wednesday afternoon at a Stemilt Growers field used as a landing site.

Fire cuts off rail services to businesses

PATEROS — When wildfire ripped through the city of Pateros last week, it incinerated two railroad bridges and halted essential rail service to businesses north of the city.

Fire meeting: What’s next?

OKANOGAN — Federal, state and local officials will host a meeting in Okanogan on Thursday night to address recovery efforts, and what happens after the Carlton Complex is under control.

Get to know your candidates

The Douglas County Empire Press posed questions to the 12 candidates for U.S. Representative in Congressional District 4 and the three candidates for U.S. Representative in Congressional District 8.

Fire survivors going it day by day

CHILIWIST — The gravel road to what remains of Loren Dolge’s log cabin now divides a still-smoldering landscape dotted with charred ponderosa pine and desert scrub.

Give Naked helps fire victims

CHELAN — Give Naked, a Chelan-based charity, is accepting donations for those who have experienced loss due to fires across NCW. All donations will go directly to those affected.