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Friday Night

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Mike Irwin

Department: Editorial

Position: World staff writer

Responsibilities: Business, Photographer, Religion, Reporter, Special Sections, Videographer

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  1. LAKEVIEW — A small explosive device ignited a roadside fire Wednesday night in this community south of Soap Lake, but responders extinguished the blaze and rendered the device safe.
  2. OKANOGAN — A survey of businesses affected by Okanogan County wildfires has been launched by the Economic Alliance, a business development and support agency.
  3. TUNK VALLEY — With their home spared a fiery fate, Doug and Anita Ellis were on the lookout Sunday for looters in this fire-ravaged area north of Riverside.
  4. NCW — Wildfires across four counties continued to grow Sunday as afternoon temperatures warmed, humidity fell and breezes became slightly stronger.
  5. NESPELEM — Strong winds Friday and Saturday morning added more than 50,000 charred acres to the North Star Fire and nearly tripled the number of threatened structures.