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K.C. Mehaffey

Department: Editorial

Position: World staff writer

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

Contact K.C.

Phone: 509-997-2512 (work), 509-881-0866 (cell)

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  1. BREWSTER — Two state representatives, including Okanogan County’s Rep. Joel Kretz, will host a meeting in Brewster Jan. 5 to discuss issues from the Carlton Complex Fires and how to better prepare for the 2015 wildfire season.
  2. PATEROS — A local recovery group announced it expects to receive $9.2 million in federal funds to help farmers, ranchers and government agencies rebuild fencing that burned in the Carlton Complex Fires.
  3. PATEROS — The state Department of Fish and Wildlife will feed some deer in Okanogan County this winter to keep them away from orchards that lost fencing in the Carlton Complex Fires.
  4. OKANOGAN — Five months after the Carlton Complex Fires destroyed 300 homes in Okanogan County, officials say 57 people who lost one have been issued permits for new homes — including 39 single family houses and 18 manufactured homes.
  5. OKANOGAN — A Stage 1 burn ban in effect in Okanogan County since Tuesday has been extended until at least 10 a.m. Saturday.