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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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2 hrs ago | 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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6 hrs ago | 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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6 hrs ago | 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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KXLY-TV Spokane

Flash floods, mudslides hit Okanogan County

The Okanogan County Sheriff's Office is telling people to stay indoors as north-central Washington was hit hard by heavy rain, flash floods and mud slides, damaging some homes, blocking portions of three highways and stranding some motorists.

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The Washington Post

Mud, slides close roads, trap motorists in Wash.

Mud slides and flash floods triggered by heavy rain falling on wildfire-scarred areas of north-central Washington damaged some homes, blocked portions of at least three highways and stranded motorists, officials say.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Methow Valley News Home Page

News of Record: August 20, 2014

Maxwell A. Harrison, 77, of Twisp, pleaded guilty to Reckless Driving. He was sentenced to 364 days with 334 suspended and fined a total of $718.

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Methow Valley News Home Page

Concert will benefit Carlton Complex Fire victims

Too Slim & the Taildraggers, Greg Hardy and Fred Cooley, and Honey and the Killer Beez will headline a "Blues for the Burn" benefit concert on Aug. 29 at the Winthrop Barn beginning at 7 p.m. The suggested donation is $20.

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Twisp: August 20, 2014

While some of our friends deal with insurance companies, FEMA, the Red Cross and other agencies, those of us in Twisp proper are being lulled by the sense that the worst is over.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

North Cascades National Park

Cascade River Road Closed September 8, 2014 to Vehicle and Foot Traffic

The Cascade River Road will be closed from September 8 until late October 2014 to all public use at the Eldorado gate in order to perform permanent road and culvert repairs.

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Methow Valley News Home Page

Winthrop R&B Festival supports the Methow Valley in many ways

For the Winthrop Rhythm & Blues Festival, as for everyone in the valley, the fires have been a test of our commitment to this community and place.

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Methow Valley News Home Page

A memorable visit to the Methow Valley

My Aunt Marie Cockrell lived in a little house across the road from the Chewack River Ranch, a few miles north of Winthrop.

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Terrence L. - Mick' Roark1946 - " 2014

Terrence L. "Mick" Roark was born Feb. 20, 1946, and died July 27, 2014. Mick was born in Winthrop to Ronald and Lulu Roark.

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Legal Notices - August 20, 2014

Notice of Open Record Public Hearing. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Town of Twisp Board of Adjustment will hold an open record public hearing at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 28, 2014 at Twisp Town Hall .

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Methow Valley News Home Page

Little Bridge, Carlton Complex, and Upper Falls Fire Updates

After last week's substantial rainfall, firefighters took advantage of the opportunities to build direct line on the two active fires and made substantial progress in their containment efforts over the weekend.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Windsor Beacon

Drone flights pose threat in wildfires, officials say

Hobbyist drones have been involved in three wildfires , including an incident in Northern California that almost grounded aerial firefighting efforts, officials say.

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Methow Valley News Home Page

Little Bridge, Carlton Complex, and Upper Falls Fire Updates

Recent moisture and lower temperatures continued to create an opportunity for our firefighters to safely take more direct action on all three fires.

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