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Mitchell, Oregon is located in Wheeler County. Zip codes in Mitchell, OR include 97750. The median home price in Mitchell is $170,000.

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Thursday | KVAL-TV Eugene

6 new range fires burning in eastern Oregon

Lightning storms have ignited six new range fires in eastern Oregon, and more bad weather is expected by the end of the week.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

OregonLive.com

Northwest wildfires: Lightning triggers new fires but crews make progress

Firefighters in the Northwest have been busy, trying to snuff new starts triggered by lightning that pummeled the region over the past 24 hours.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Local TV Station KTVZ

Wildfire travel woes ease in Mitchell area

The Waterman Complex Fire closed Highway 26 East of Prineville to Mitchell for several days, but Tuesday it's now open again for residents, but in limited fashion.

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KBND-AM Bend

Waterman Fire Compex Tuesday Update, Community Meeting tonight at 7 at Bowman Museum in Prineville

Effective 0800hrs July 22, 2014, Crook County Emergency Management in conjunction with the Waterman Complex Fire Management Team in Mitchell, OR is reducing the Level 2 Advisory to a Level 1 Advisory.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Oregonian

Northwest wildfires: Thunderstorms, lightning coming with 800,000 acres ablaze

Forecasters issued a red flag warning on Monday for parts of central Oregon, putting crews on alert for the threat of new starts that could spread rapidly amid hot, dry and windy conditions.

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Local TV Station KTVZ

Two fire evacuation levels lowered, third raised

Burning stumps near the Ochoco Divide Campground sign make clear the dangers of the Bailey Butte Fire, part of the Waterman Complex between Prineville and Mitchell A week after thunderstorms ignited numerous wildfires around the area, Marks Creek residents east of Prineville got news they they can go home after four days -- but some Warm Springs ... (more)

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Bend Bulletin

Wildfires continue burning in Central Oregon

Published Jul 18, 2014 at 10:51AM / Updated Jul 18, 2014 at 04:37PM A red flag warning is in place today as winds and low humidity is expected to cause some significant growth in area fires, especially those burning on rangeland, according to the Central Oregon Interagency Dispatch Center.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Oregonian

Northwest Wildfires: Cautionary evacuation notice given due to fires burning near Warm Springs

The Bear Butte 2 fire, one of several wildfires that make up the Logging Unit fires burning near Warm Springs.

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The Oregonian

Northwest wildfires: Situation worsens with five new 'large, uncontained' fires

The Buzzard complex of wildfires has scorched 369,000 acres -- or 576 square miles -- of range in eastern Oregon so far.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

The Oregonian

Fire officials track 17 large wildfires in Oregon, Washington, with mandatory evacuations

Northwest fire officials are tracking more than 17 large fires in Oregon and Washington, with two new fires igniting in the past 24 hours and a forecast of strong winds and continued hot, dry temperatures.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

OregonLive.com

Firefighters battle hot, windy weather and running wildfires in Oregon, Washington

The Buzzard complex of eight wildfires have scorched 150,000 acres of rangeland in eastern Oregon.

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Local TV Station KTVZ

Central Oregon crews tackling eight wildfires

Another hot day - with more heat and wind on the way - kept testing a growing army of Central Oregon firefighters Wednesday, as several new fires drew attention while the one near Camp Sherman grew to 400 acres and a separate one nearby expanded to 150 acres.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Oregonian

Wildfire season in full swing in Oregon, with eight new large blazes or complexes

The lightning strikes that pummeled Oregon and Washington over the weekend have ignited dozens of new wildfires across the region, with fire managers reporting eight new large blazes or complexes on Tuesday.

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KXL-AM Portland

Wildfires in Oregon Continue to Grow

A sheriff says a wildfire burning in central Oregon has prompted the evacuation of numerous campgrounds and roughly a dozen ranch homes.

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