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

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Wenatchee World

    The utility's Loup Loup Transmission line will stay energized, officials say, unless the line burns or fire managers request it be de-energized. Fire is actively burning along sections of the transmission line's corridor.

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

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Wenatchee World

    Laura Griffith, Tonasket, rests against her father's makeshift bed inside Home Depot in Omak on Monday. The family has been taken in by the store and allowed to stay there day and night after being evacuated from their home.

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

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Wenatchee World

    Starting over: A Methow Valley artist lost everything in last summer's wildfires. A year later, she's found it again.

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  4. Photo gallery: Conconully holds onRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Wenatchee World

    Starting over: A Methow Valley artist lost everything in last summer's wildfires. A year later, she's found it again.

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  5. 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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  6. Quiet winds today may help crews make progress on Okanogan Complex firesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2015 | Wenatchee World

    The acreage totals are quickly catching up to last year's Carlton Complex fires - the largest in Washington's history at 256,000 acres - with no end in sight. The wind sped fires increased in size from 161,600 acres Friday morning and 88,000 acres Thursday.

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  7. Okanogan Complex Fires explode, nearly doubling in sizeRead the original story

    Friday Aug 21 | Wenatchee World

    The Okanogan Complex Fires grew to a combined total of 161,663 acres - nearly double its 88,000 acres on Thursday. Much of that growth is from the Lime Belt and Blue Lake fires in the Conconully area, now up to 65,715 acres; and the Tunk Block Fire that started near Riverside, now at 68,066 acres.

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  8. Winds push Okanogan fires into more residential areasRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Wenatchee World

    At 4:30 p.m. officials closed a six-mile stretch of Highway 97, starting two miles north of Omak due to heavy smoke and flying embers. Authorities said they had no confirmed reports, but on Tuesday afternoon, they had gotten word that at least one home in the Okanogan Complex Fire was burning.

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  9. Conconully evacuated as Okanogan Complex fires mergeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Wenatchee World

    That came after a third fire in the complex near Riverside burned at least four homes and one outbuilding, and jumped the Okanogan River and Highway 97, closing the major north-south route through Okanogan County for several hours. The Tunk Block Fire near Riverside burned into the north side of Omak, where firefighting efforts, green fields and orchards steered it away from the city, said fire spokesman Jim Archambeault.

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  10. Okanogan fires growing but no additional homes lostRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Wenatchee World

    Fire officials will host a community meeting at 6 p.m. on Tuesday at the Conconully Town Hall to talk about the Okanogan Complex fires and answer questions. - Despite significant fire growth and little containment, firefighters in Okanogan County have successfully protected vital communications infrastructure and hundreds of homes and other buildings throughout the county.

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  11. Okanogan Complex hosts community meetingRead the original story

    Monday Aug 17 | Wenatchee World

    A Type 2 team that is now managing a series of fires in northern Okanogan County will host a community meeting tonight at 7 p.m. at the Okanogan County Fairgrounds, in the Agriplex building.

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  12. Sheriff: Squatters took everything, then rented out the houseRead the original story

    Monday Aug 17 | Wenatchee World

    Authorities say a man and woman who were living in a Conconully vacation home without permission took everything from the residence, including a King-size bed and mattress, and then rented the house out to someone else. On Thursday, a Cle Elum woman called the Okanogan County Sheriff's Office to report that neighbors told her that Jerry and Debbie Lamb - a couple she didn't know - were living in her Conconully house on West Fork Road.

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  13. Okanogan County fires still a threat, but help arrivesRead the original story

    Monday Aug 17 | Wenatchee World

    And while resources are still spread thin, the fires of most concern are now getting help from outside the area, freeing up local firefighters to get some much needed rest, and to respond to new fires. A Type 1 team managing the Chelan Reach fires is also in charge of the Black Canyon Fire, where homes are still threatened.

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  14. Heavy rain douses Conconully fire areaRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 16 | Wenatchee World

    We were getting ready to do evacuations, then it started to sprinkle, then it just downpoured and we literally watched this fire just die down," said Frank Rogers, Okanogan County sheriff. Then we started getting notifications of flooding at Texas Creek and Ross Canyon off Highway 153," he said.

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  15. Heavy rain reported over parts of Okanogan CountyRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 15 | Wenatchee World

    Sheriff Frank Rogers said residents in the Texas Creek area and on Highway 153 at Ross Road reported flash floods at about 5 p.m. The areas are in the burn scar of last summer's Carlton Complex Fire, and at high risk of debris flows. He said Conconully was also receiving heavy rain.

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  16. Phyllis CrowderRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | Wenatchee World

    She was 87 years old. Phyllis was born to Asa and Mame Berry on October 23, 1927, in Raymond, .

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