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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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Yesterday | Methow Valley News Home Page

Legal Notices - July 23, 2014

Beaver Creek Cemetery will hold their regular August monthly Board Meeting on Monday August 4th and will consider a resolution to increase the 2014 budget.

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Yesterday | KREM-TV Spokane

DNR responds to claims of neglecting to save homes near Twisp

As firefighters continue to work to bring the massive Carlton Complex fire fully under control, state officials are now responding to claims that some crews didn't do enough to save homes in the first few days of the blaze.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

KHQ-TV Spokane

Kennewick Police Patrol Water Follies By Bicycle

Water Follies is one of just two times a year that Kennewick Police get to pull out their bicycles.

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KHQ-TV Spokane

Water Follies By the Numbers

A lot of work goes into making the Water Follies a successful event. As the yearly event continues to grow in all aspects, so do the numbers.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Whidbey News-Times

Playhouse lends hand to film camp relocated by wildfires

Hernando Leon from Bogota, Colombia edits his short film for Wild Mind Film Camp on Oak Harbor Mexican restaurant Jumbo Burrito.

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Methow Valley News Home Page

Twisp: July 23, 2014

Twisp librarian Terry Dixon will continue to open the library during regular hours as long as the fire warning stays at Level I. Wireless Internet and public access computers aren't available while the power is out, but books and other media may be checked out.

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Methow Valley News Home Page

Mazama: July 23, 2014

Of all things, this is being written on a machine called a "typewriter." It is like a computer.

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KNUS-AM Aurora

Sheriff: 300 homes burned in Washington wildfire

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Methow Valley News Home Page

Red Cross provides shelter, relief, support in Winthrop

The Methow Valley's Red Cross shelter, located at the Winthrop Barn, is providing a place to sleep, hot meals, bottled water, cell phone charging, and information to anyone who comes in.

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My Edmonds

Local Disaster Medicine Project helps Methow Valley wildfire rescues

Rich Campbell, MD, of Snohomish County Fire District 1 and Erica White, ARNP of Three Rivers Hospital lead the medical team in Twisp during the wildfire.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

NWCN.com

Homeowners in wildfire zone ask why emergency alert wasn't issued

The Carlton Complex fire has consumed more than 250,000 acres and is 52 percent contained.

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KING-TV Seattle

Residents in wildfire zone ask why no emergency alert was issued

The Carlton Complex fire has consumed more than 250,000 acres and is 52 percent contained.

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Wenatchee World

Seventeen syllables, 24fps: Methow filmmaker's 'Haiku' project marks first narrative feature

The Twisp filmmaker poured a lot of work into "Harvesting Hope," his award-winning 2008 digital film about farming and its practitioners in the Methow Valley.

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Methow Valley News Home Page

Wet weather slows fire spread, helps crews with containment

Two days of wet weather allowed fire crews to make considerable progress building containment lines on the 250,000-acre Carlton Complex Fire.

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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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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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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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