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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 $289,500. More Twisp information.

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33 min ago | Methow Valley News Home Page

Firestorm rips through valley, leaving damage and despair

Even people who have spent a lifetime responding to natural disasters have a hard time grasping the enormity of the devastation caused by firestorms that raged through large swaths of the Methow Valley and surrounding areas, leaving hundreds of people homeless and traumatized.

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3 hrs ago | Wenatchee World

Fire victims face 'tight' rental market

The vacancy rate was only 2 percent in Twisp, Winthrop and Pateros, said Lael Duncan, executive director of the Okanogan County Community Action Council.

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7 hrs ago | Planning

In Carlton Complex fire's wake, orchards survive

July 24 --Fruit orchards tucked along riverbanks and hillsides in north-central Washington largely escaped damage as massive wildfires raced through the region.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Seattle Times

Pot growers worry wildfires will slow deliveries to retailers

That is, until a 15,000-acre wildfire encroached on its farm July 10 and burned its 5-week-old medical-marijuana plants that were eventually to be used to start growing in the recreational market.

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KREM-TV Spokane

Flash flood concerns rise near Carlton Complex destruction

The National Weather Service issued a flash flood warning on Wednesday afternoon for the Twisp area and Carlton and Cougar Complex burn scars in South Central Okanogan.

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Wenatchee World

No power? Some make do, others buy generators

Improperly installed generators can backfeed into the electrical system and energize dead powerlines, putting PUD workers and others at risk.

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NWCN.com

Former firefighters: state could have done more to save homes

Despair and frustration are brewing near Twisp over the state Department of Natural Resources' response to the Carlton Complex fire.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

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Methow Valley News trying to get paper out without power [The Wenatchee World, Wash. :: ]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) July 22--TWISP -- How do you put a newspaper out without electricity during a community crisis? Don Nelson, editor and publisher of the Methow Valley News is trying to figure that one out.

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Common Ground | You can count on us [The Wenatchee World, Wash. :: ]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) July 22--It has been heartening to see readers responding so favorably to the outstanding fire coverage that The World staff has delivered throughout the tragic wildfires that have ripped through North Central Washington.

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The China Post

Weather to aid in Washington wildfire fight

Calmer winds and cooler temperatures were allowing firefighters to go on the offensive Monday against a destructive wildfire that has charred hundreds of square miles of terrain in Washington state.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Yahoo!

Massive tobacco judgment unlikely to stick

RJ Reynolds has been hit with more than $23 billion in damages after a Florida jury sided with the widow of a chain smoker.

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Mercer Island Reporter

300,000 acres burned so far in Eastern and Central Washington state

County emergency management estimates a total of 150-200 homes have now been destroyed in Okanogan County.

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The Spokesman-Review

Firefighters trying to contain Carlton Complex fire - Mon, 21 Jul 2014 PST

Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. Many of the more than 1,600 firefighters battling the massive Carlton Complex wildfire that has scorched more than 300 square miles of the scenic Methow Valley will focus their efforts Monday on containment south of Twisp.

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KHQ-TV Spokane

Make a difference! Call the Q6 Connect Center! Support victims of Carlton Complex Fire

KHQ.COM - All day Monday until 6:30pm, the KHQ Connect Center will be open to take your credit card donations for the Apple Valley chapter of the American Red Cross which will go to support the victims who lost their homes in the Carlton Complex Fire.

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Daily Mail

Bodies of cows litter the ground amid scenes of devastation after...

Massive wildfire that have been raging for a week in Washington state has destroyed more than 370 square miles of dry timber and grasslands Nearly 1,400 firefighters have been battling the flames, assisted by more than 100 fire engines, helicopters dropping buckets of water and planes spreading flame retardant A massive wildfire that have been ... (more)

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Biking Bis

Wildfires close cross-state bicycle routes in Washington state

The biggest fire that could effect touring bicyclists is the 238,000-acre Carlton Complex in northeastern Washington, as it lays in the midst of a popular bicycle route.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

KREM-TV Spokane

Woman loses home of 71 years to wildfire

There is no official count, but neighbors estimate at least 30 people have lost their homes in the Winthrop and Twisp area.

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KHQ-TV Spokane

Evacuations and closures caused by Carlton Complex fire

Evacuation level meanings: LEVEL 1: Persons are warned that current or projected threats from hazards associated with the approaching fires are severe.

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The Spokesman-Review

Phone lines damaged in towns hit by wild fire - Sat, 19 Jul 2014 PST

Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. Burned cables, telephone poles and power lines have cut off all power, phone and internet services in several Central Washington towns hit by wild fires.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Methow Valley News Home Page

Saturday Update (7/19): Evacuations continue, Pud looking at extensive repair efforts

As of Friday night at 9 p.m., an infrared flight showed the Carlton Complex had grown to 215,000 acres, but there has been additional growth since then, although not as much as in previous days according to the public information officer for the fires.

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