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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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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.
RJ Reynolds has been hit with more than $23 billion in damages after a Florida jury sided with the widow of a chain smoker.
County emergency management estimates a total of 150-200 homes have now been destroyed in Okanogan County.
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.
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.
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)
There is no official count, but neighbors estimate at least 30 people have lost their homes in the Winthrop and Twisp area.
Evacuation level meanings: LEVEL 1: Persons are warned that current or projected threats from hazards associated with the approaching fires are severe.
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.
It has been a tough 24 hours for the people of Twisp, the people of Winthrop and also the firefighters working endlessly to save their homes.
KHQ.COM - A fire that started around 3:00 p.m. has now erupted into a 2500-3000 acre fire.
The effects of fire and smoke posed challenges Friday for travelers in Central and Eastern Washington.
The Pemberton Music Festival is on this weekend - and with a host of hot headliners including Deadmau5, Nine Inch Nails, Snoop Dogg and more - it's sure to be one of this summer's biggest events.
Multiple wildfires across Central Washington have left unbelievable destruction in their wake, charring hundreds of thousands of acres and forcing the evacuation of several communities.
Updated: Tue Jul 22, 2014 08:09 pm
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