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  1. Northwest fire crews hope for a break in the weatherRead the original story

    37 min ago | Greenwich Citizen

    ... Warren, AP Washington National Guard firefighters stand near a truck as a wildfire burns in the background near Lake Chelan, Wash., Aug. 27, 2015. Firefighters were trying to contain the blaze behind a fire line as they worked to protect homes in ...

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  2. Evacuations expand as gusty winds fan firesRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Wenatchee World

    ... Reservation and continue to threaten several communities. Winds caused problems earlier in the day Saturday on the Chelan Complex fires. The Okanogan County Sheriff's Office issued Level 2 (be prepared to leave) evacuation notices for a broad area ...

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  3. Ferry service up Lake Chelan reduced due to firesRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Wenatchee World

    The Lake Chelan Boat Co. reduced its ferry service to Stehekin starting Friday because of low passenger counts blamed on the wildfires.

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  4. Community shows appreciation with a hot meal nightlyRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Wenatchee World

    CHELAN - Twilight was just settling over the south shore of Lake Chelan on Thursday evening, when a white delivery van rolled up between two long rows of tables set up in a wide, graveled spot along the road. One set of tables was lined with chairs, covered in red-and-white checkered table cloths, and dotted with lanterns.

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  5. Red Cross Wildfire Response ContinuesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | KVEW-TV Kennewick

    ... or financial support should go to the nearest Red Cross shelter, or call the Client Casework phone number below. Chelan and Okanogan Counties: Animal related issues for Chelan and Okanogan should go to Wenatchee Humane which also serves as their ...

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  6. Firefighters fear wildfires will be spurred by windsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Seattle Times

    ... 95 percent contained. The Tunk Block fire was 10 percent contained. Rico Smith, a spokesman for the team fighting the Chelan complex fires burning farther south, said firefighters on those blazes are also worried about high winds. "Things went ...

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  7. Arlington firefighters work round the clock to save Eastern Washington homesRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | North Sound

    ... since 1994. Despite their disparity of time in service, they agreed that the 16- and even 24-hour days they did in Chelan, Okanogan and Omak were like nothing they'd ever experienced. "When you're dealing with structure or even vehicle fires, the ...

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  8. Help those hurt by fires| in Our OpinionRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Bainbridge Island

    As you read this, our fellow Washingtonians in fire-ravaged Chelan, Ferry and Okanogan counties are fighting for the lives of their neighborhoods and their communities. More than 16 wildfires have consumed 600,000 acres; the Okanogan County fires alone have burned 370,000 acres, setting an unfortunate state record.

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  9. Harrop: The odd politics of fighting wildfiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Denver Post

    Firefighters watch as a wildfire slowly creeps toward their fire break as they work to keep fire from crossing it last Thursday, near Chelan, Wash. As wildfires plague much of the American West, one must ask, Who is paying to put them out? The answer is largely the American taxpayer.

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  10. Little Shell Chippewa Hold PowwowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2013 | KFBB

    ... on Thursday afternoon. The fire that's the biggest is just north of Omak and has charred at least 20 to 30 acres. CHELAN, Wash. - Fire officials fighting four fires in the Chelan say there are level 3 evacuations, most of those in Chelan County, for ...

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  11. Community LinksRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Lake Chelan Mirror

    The Chelan Friends of the Public Library has a website designed to help us raise money to expand and renovate our library. The community of Entiat includes many more than the 1200 people residing within the City limits.

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  12. Firefighters holding their own against giant wildfireRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

    ... lost to a wildfire days earlier are seen in this aerial view near still green fields Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015, near Chelan, Wash. The complex of fires burning throughout the area are the largest in state history. Photo: Elaine Thompson, AP Army ...

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  13. Fire response becomes way of lifeRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Disaster News Network

    ... Sparked by lightning without rain and aided by high winds and tinder-dry brush and trees, single fires in Chelan, Douglas and Okanogan counties have merged into "complex" infernos. The Okanogan Complex fire, Truitt said, has "just exploded across ...

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  14. Photo gallery: Volunteers feed firefighters on south shore of Lake ChelanRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Wenatchee World

    Lake Chelan Yacht Club member Tim Gellatly holds up a food sign encouraging firefighters to come the club for dinner after working their day shift at the First Creek fire. Volunteers have been making dinners for firefighters fighting the First Creek Fire at Lake Chelan.

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  15. Photos of the weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Reuters

    The remains of a waterfront home on Lake Chelan destroyed by the Chelan Complex fire is seen in Chelan, Washington August 24, 2015. Palestinians scuffle with an Israeli soldier as they try to prevent him from detaining a boy during a protest against Jewish settlements in the West Bank village of Nabi Saleh, near Ramallah August 28, 2015.

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  16. Sheriff's reportRead the original story

    Jan 28, 2015 | Lake Chelan Mirror

    The monthly Chelan Fire and Rescue Commissioner's meeting was held Wednesday, April 8 at the main fire station located at 232 East Wapato in Chelan. Chief Tim Lemon announced he had received $800 from the Lake Chelan Rotary Club towards the purchase of four new AED's .

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  17. Sports & OutdoorsRead the original story

    Oct 30, 2014 | Lake Chelan Mirror

    Chelan's Haley Holliday earned first place at a home meet during this season. Holliday finished second in the state decathlon.

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  18. Help those in fire-ravaged areasRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Central Kitsap Reporter

    s you read this, our fellow Washingtonians in fire-ravaged Chelan, Ferry and Okanogan counties are fighting for the lives of their neighborhoods and their communities. More than 16 wildfires have consumed 600,000 acres; the Okanogan County fires ...

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  19. PHOTOS: Sunbathers Gawked As Wildfires Burned ChelanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KUOW-FM Seattle

    Then a deafening clap of thunder. Then several rings of fire appeared. They would morph into huge wildfires threatening Chelan, a tourist destination in central Washington state.

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  20. Amateur Repeaters Fall Victim to Washington WildfireRead the original story

    Friday | QST

    Two Central Washington repeaters, owned and operated by the Lake Chelan Amateur Radio Club , have been destroyed by one of the wildfires raging in that state. The co-located machines, one on 2 meters and one on 6 meters, were sited on Slide Ridge near Manson, Washington, in Chelan County.

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