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Twisp, Washington is located in Okanogan County. Zip codes in Twisp, WA include 98856. The median home price in Twisp is $280,000. More Twisp information.

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3 hrs ago | Methow Valley News Home Page

Twisp: August 27, 2014

Cheryl Wrangle and her two parakeets were rescued by firemen and police officers last Thursday sometime between 11 p.m. and midnight, after the storm.

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3 hrs ago | Northwest Asian Weekly

Twisp mayor leads during town crisis

"I had no aspirations to be the mayor," recalled Twisp's mayor, Soo Ing-Moody. Yet, the former sociologist and bed and breakfast owner has spearheaded the effort to help the citizens of this small town in Okanagan county back from the devastating July Carleton complex fires and subsequent flooding that has ravaged the area.

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3 hrs ago | Methow Valley News Home Page

New faces and places at the Methow Valley Community School

The Methow Valley Community School is launching its new school year in a new location, in the Methow Valley Community Center in Twisp, and is welcoming an entirely new staff.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Methow Valley News Home Page

News of Record: August 6, 2014

The court found probable cause to charge William Emery Woodworth, 43, of Winthrop, with Theft of a Motor Vehicle, Theft of a Firearm, second-degree Unlawful Possession of a Firearm and third-degree Malicious Mischief.

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Methow Valley News Home Page

Reality check in the - Magic Methow'

You'd think that having hundreds of homes incinerated in the Carlton Complex's 250,000-acre firestorm would be quite enough heartbreak.

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Seattle Times

The Methow Valley is open for business this holiday weekend

The Old West-theme town of Winthrop is hungry for visitors now that the region's fires are out.

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Crosscut.com

The courage to do hard things

Watching Washington communities stand up to wildfires and mudslides that destroyed property and lives left Gov. Jay Inslee "humbled, inspired and, most importantly, resolute."

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Methow Valley News Home Page

Legal Notices - August 27, 2014

NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS. Trout Unlimited-Washington Water Project is proposing to construct a project on the Methow Valley Irrigation District Canal near Twisp, WA: Piping 23,590 l.f. of existing open canal between Twisp and Beaver Creek, with a steel temporary intake structure at the upper end.

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The Washington Post

Beautiful aurora lights up the sky as far south as the upper Midwest

A beautiful display of colors lit up the sky on Tuesday night as the Aurora Borealis dipped as far south as Michigan and Wisconsin, and intense displays of northern lights were seen at higher latitudes.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Methow Valley News Home Page

Little Bridge, Carlton Complex, and Upper Falls Fire Updates

TWISP, WA: A high pressure building over all three fires will continue to result in a gradual warming and drying trend.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Wenatchee World

Flash flooding causes collapse of three small dams

Three small dams in the upper Benson Creek area collapsed on Thursday, contributing to flooding and mudslides that destroyed homes, took out fences and irrigation equipment, and dug huge channels south of Twisp.

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Methow Valley News Home Page

Upper Falls, Little Bridge Creek and Carlton Complex Fire update

TWISP, WA: Today, a Type 3 Team led by Incident Commander Aaron Thompson took over all three fires from Beth Lund's Type 1 National Incident Team.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

News Max

Wash. Flash Floods, Mudslides Damage Homes

An estimated 10 homes were damaged or destroyed and highways were blocked as heavy rains unleashed mudslides in an area of north-central Washington where hillsides have been left barren by wildfires.

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TBD.com

Heavy rain brings mudslides to West Coast, flooding in Midwest

Highway crews are trying to clear mud and debris that washed onto roadways when heavy rain fell on land scarred by wildfires in north central Washington.

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Norwalk Citizen News

Wash. flash flooding damages estimated 10 homes

This image made from a video provided by KOMO News shows damage in north central Washington after rain created mudslides on Friday, Aug. 22, 2014.

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Seattle Times

Fire-singed Methow Valley slammed by flash flooding

First the devastating wildfires that scorched a quarter-million acres in what's called the Carlton complex fire - an area five times the size of Seattle - and now mudslides.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Methow Valley News Home Page

Community pitches in to help owners of slide-damaged home

Several dozen friends and neighbors who responded to word-of-mouth networking swarmed through and around the home of Bob Elk and Janie Lewis on Friday afternoon to haul away belongings and shove thick, slimy mud out the back door one shovelful at a time.

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Methow Valley News Home Page

Groups coordinating to handle fire recovery

At least three full-time disaster case managers will be hired to help people displaced by the fire get one-on-one assistance for their most urgent needs.

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Wenatchee World

Flooding on the heels of wildfire leaves region in shock

LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN WILL BE A POSSIBILITY IN AREAS RECENTLY BURNED BY WILDFIRES...INCLUDING THE CARLTON... CHIWAUKUM...LITTLE BRIDGE Floodwaters cascade over a damaged stretch of Highway 153 this morning.

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KHQ-TV Spokane

Drivers Stranded, Some Homes Damaged and Highways Closed due to Mudslides near Twisp

Officials in a north-central Washington county hard-hit by wildfire this summer say heavy rain has triggered flash floods and mud slides, damaging some homes, blocking portions of two highways and stranding some motorists.

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