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Firefighter makes an artistic statement with photos of a pole fire...

Twisp fire station Capt. Jesse Fuller took some artistically inspired photos of a power pole fire late Friday night outside Twisp.

Winthrop Rhythm and Blues Festival, normally held in July, is called...

Another of North Central Washington’s premier summer events was cancelled Monday as organizers of the Winthrop Rhythm and Blues Festival said their...

Fire north of Winthrop burns about 140 acres before crews gain...

Crews from multiple agencies moved quickly Wednesday on a fast-moving fire that broke out about five miles north of Winthrop.

Man killed when vehicle plunges off Highway 20

A man was killed when his vehicle went off State Route 20 and plunged about 300 feet down a steep embankment.

Federal grant helps keep smokejumper base in Winthrop

The Methow Valley State Airport in Winthrop has received a $1.1 million grant that will enable it to continue to serve as the North...

Senator Hawkins Sets Dates for 12th District Listening Tour

OLYMPIA…Sen. Brad Hawkins has announced the times and locations for his 12th District “listening tour” in mid-September. Similar to his listening tour last fall, Hawkins...

Crescent Mountain Fire reaches 34-percent containment

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Area fires prompt air quality warning

WENATCHEE- The Wenatchee Valley continues to struggle with poor air quality caused by a multitude of wildfires burning around the Pacific Northwest and Canada. Here was...

Twisp Area Fire Trigger Level 2 Evacuations

WINTHROP, WA.- The Gilbert Fire Complex burning in the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest near the headwaters of the Twisp River grew in size from 250 acres...

WSDOT reopens Methow Valley State Airport

WINTHROP- Following a 45-day closure to restore the pavement of the 22-year-old Methow Valley State Airport runway, the Washington State DOT has reopened it following...