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MISSING PERSON: Caller on Twisp-Carlton Road reported a 29-year-old man had said he was going to hitchhike to Renton, and had not been heard from.
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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.
5 hrs ago | Northwest Asian Weekly
"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.
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.
You'd think that having hundreds of homes incinerated in the Carlton Complex's 250,000-acre firestorm would be quite enough heartbreak.
The Old West-theme town of Winthrop is hungry for visitors now that the region's fires are out.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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Updated: Fri Aug 29, 2014 07:41 pm
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