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  1. Okanogan Complex Fire now 144,179 acres; 30 percent containedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    ... Okanogan County Emergency Management reports Sunday morning that the evacuation level for the town of Conconully has been downgraded to Level 1 and air quality in the area is improving. UPDATE August 29, 1:20 p.m.: As of Saturday afternoon, the ...

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  2. Okanogan Complex Fire 304,782 acres; 25 percent containedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 30 | KFBB

    ... Okanogan County Emergency Management reports Sunday morning that the evacuation level for the town of Conconully has been downgraded to Level 1 and air quality in the area is improving. UPDATE August 29, 1:20 p.m.: As of Saturday afternoon, the ...

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  3. Washington WildFire Complexes StatusRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Daily Kos

    As of 10:45 am ~~ Containment Information Chelan Complex - 47% Lime Belt/Blue Lake - 20% Beaver Lake - 0%, Tunk Block - 15%, Twisp River - 50%, Nine Mile - 95% North Star - 5% Okanogan Complex - 17% overall map Okanogan UPATE AS OF 10:45 ON LEVELS LEVEL 3 Aeneas Valley, Pine Forest, Twisp River, Twist River Drainage, Wolf Creek-All of Left Fork, Right Fork to Green Meadows LEVEL 2 Buzzard Lake Rd. Chiliwist, Conconully, Gardener Creek Rd at Ferry County Line, Leader Lake, Pleasant Valley, Twisp, Winthrop, Loomis, West Fork Rd area of Salmon Creek, west of city limits LEVEL 1 Alta, Brewster, Carlton, Chesaw, Clarkston Mill, Havillah, Malott, Mazama, Molson, Okanogan, Omak, Omak Flats, Oroville, Pateros, Riverside, State Frontage Road, Tonasket Community Meeting Tonight: A public meeting will be held tonight at 7pm at the Plain Community Church , 12565 Chapel Drive, 20 miles north of ... (more)

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  4. In small-town Conconully, some stay behind to brave the fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Bellingham Herald

    When fire came over Funk Mountain to the north and headed toward Conconully on the evening of Aug. 18, most residents and visitors fled this small fishing resort town north of Omak. But a week later -- despite losing electricity and telephones -- local firefighters and a small group of residents are still here, hoping to save their small town from the fire still burning toward them from another direction of the Okanogan Complex.

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  5. Port Angeles firefighters, among many from Peninsula, report from a town surrounded by fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Peninsula Daily News

    Port Angeles Fire Department crew members deployed to the Okanogan Complex of fires in north-central Washington have spent much of their time guarding the tiny town of Conconully. A team of four firefighters, led by Lt.

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  6. Some residents won't leave tiny town threatened by fire - Wed, 26 Aug 2015 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | The Spokesman-Review

    When fire came over Funk Mountain to the north and headed toward Conconully on the evening of Aug. 18, most residents and visitors fled this small fishing resort town north of Omak. a fThe smoke that has settled in the Spokane area will probably last a few more days, said Spokane National Weather Service forecaster Jeff Cote.

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  7. Small group of Conconully firefighters save homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | KREM-TV Spokane

    Small group of Conconully firefighters save homes People in the area did not have very much outside help when the fire started gaining momentum. Check out this story on KREM.com: http://on.krem.com/1Ej2alW CONCONULLY, Wash.

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  8. Small group of Conconully firefighters save homesRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 25 | KREM-TV Spokane

    Small group of Conconully firefighters save homes People in the area did not have very much outside help when the fire started gaining momentum. Check out this story on KREM.com: http://on.krem.com/1JkDGHG CONCONULLY, Wash.

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  9. Power outages still possible even in repaired areasRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Wenatchee World

    ... line's corridor. At last report, some 500 Okanogan County residents remain without power. The community of Conconully could be restored by the end of the week, official say. It could take several weeks to restore power to the Tunk Mountain and ...

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  10. Omak's Home Depot takes in fire evacueesRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Wenatchee World

    ... home. The store also has opened up its parking lot to people needing a spot to set up a trailer or motor home. CONCONULLY - When fire came over Funk Mountain to the north and headed toward Conconully on the evening of Aug. 18, most residents and ...

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  11. Conconully: Most flee, but some stay behind to brave the fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Wenatchee World

    ... artist lost everything in last summer's wildfires. A year later, she's found it again. Jack Imes, Omak, uses Conconully's 100-year-old fire ditch to retrieve water Monday to keep his friend's plants alive. Without power for over a week, residents ...

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  12. #ThankOurHeroes: Sharing messages for firefightersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | KREM-TV Spokane

    ... daughter. So Rust paused Monday to thank not only the crews on the fire lines but to also thank the community of Conconully for their support. "It has been his passion and love to help others," added Rust-Matter. "Firefighters are amazing and ...

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  13. Photo gallery: Conconully holds onRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Wenatchee World

    ... last summer's wildfires. A year later, she's found it again. 8/24/2015 World photo/Don Seabrook Back in business, Conconully Post Master Sherise Layton who also serves on the fire department, raises the flag in front of the town post office on ...

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  14. Livestock owners save homes and cattle in ConconullyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | KREM-TV Spokane

    ... fire by itself has charred 75,000 acres and is 20 percent contained. Livestock owners save homes and cattle in Conconully CONCONULLY, Wash. - The Lime Belt is part of the Okanogan Complex. This fire by itself has charred 75,000 acres and is 20 ...

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  15. PUD working to restore power to areas hit by fireRead the original story

    Monday Aug 24 | Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune

    ... to assist local crews replace over 500 poles that have been destroyed in the fire. "We estimate that power in Conconully could be restored as early as the end of the week. Additionally, we estimate that it will take several weeks to fully restore ...

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  16. Smoke prevents help from the air as Okanogan Complex growsRead the original story

    Monday Aug 24 | Wenatchee World

    Crews from other utilities will arrive today and tomorrow to help PUD crews replace more than 500 poles that were destroyed in the fires, a PUD news release said. Utility officials estimate that power will be restored to Conconully by the end of the week.

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  17. Some struggle with whether or not to evacuateRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | KREM-TV Spokane

    OKANOGAN COUNTY, Wash. - In the town of Conconully, each flare-up in the distance gives some holdouts more reason to worry.

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  18. Wildfires wreak havoc in drought-choked Western statesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | Cybercast News Service

    ... A larger group of fires burning to the east covered about 50 square miles and prompted the evacuation of Conconully, home to about 200 people - with further urgent evacuation orders issued Wednesday night for an area south of Conconully to the Omak ...

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  19. When wildfire comes to callRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | Seattle Times

    Don Motes, a resident of Conconully for about 50 years, watches wildfire come down the ridge behind his house on North Main Street on Friday. "I just want it to get here," Motes said.

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  20. Okanogan Complex Fire now burning an estimated 227,000 acresRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    ... don't ask for much," he said, "They're a tremendous group of individuals that I'm happy to work with." Level 3: Conconully, Malott, Aeneas Valley, Omak Flats, Twisp River Road Level 2: Winthrop, Riverside, Tonasket, Twisp Level 1: Omak, Brewster, ...

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