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K.C. Mehaffey

Department: Editorial

Position: World staff writer

Responsibilities: Environment, Lake Chelan, Okanogan, Photographer, Reporter

Contact K.C.

Phone: 509-860-6730 (cell), 509-997-2512 (work)

Email: (work)

  1. WINTHROP — A new wildfire between Twisp and Winthrop on Friday afternoon destroyed at least two homes, knocked out power to hundreds of homes, and elicited fears that the remaining unburned areas of the Methow Valley could burn.
  2. OKANOGAN — The U.S. Bureau of Land Management banned campfires in developed campgrounds of Okanogan County effective today.
  3. WENATCHEE — A year after the Chelan-Douglas RSN fought to retain local control of public mental health services, members of its board say they are now definitely merging with either the Spokane RSN or the Greater Columbia RSN.
  4. EAST WENATCHEE — A registered nurse had his license suspended Wednesday after the state confirmed he is accused of raping a child.
  5. OKANOGAN — An Emergency Operations Center set up in Okanogan to help victims of the Carlton Complex fires will close at 5 p.m. Friday.