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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. CONCONULLY — When fire came over Funk Mountain to the north and headed toward Conconully on the evening of Aug. 18, most residents and visitors fled this small fishing resort town north of Omak.
  2. OMAK — When Laura Griffith evacuated from the Tonasket area with her father and her dog on Thursday, she didn't know which way to go.
  3. OKANOGAN — On Monday, the Okanogan Complex Fires had burned more land than 2014's Carlton Complex fires. 
  4. OKANOGAN — They may not add up to the largest wildfire in Washington’s history, but people who lived through last year's Carlton Complex Fire say this summer's fires in Okanogan County are even worse.
  5. CARLTON — Tom Zbyszewski, one of the three firefighters killed in the Twisp River Fire on Wednesday, was truly one in a million.