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Boil Water issued by Okanogan County Health Department

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Per the Okanogan County Heath Department a Boil Water Notices has been issued for the following areas:Wolf Creek Property Owners Lost River Airport Alamo Orchards Camp Alta Lake Golf Course Town of Methow City of Pateros Emanuel Heiights Custom Orchard No. 1 The Okanogan Health Department has received word that the Mazama store and related drinking water system has continued to operate. More>>

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Bugg Road fire near Tonasket

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KHQ.COM- A new fire called the Bugg Road wildfire was last reported at 1,000 acres.Right now there is air support and dozers keeping the fire in check.Approximately 20 structures are threatened by this fire.It is burning in grass and Ponderosa Pine.We will update you once we have more information. More>>

Call the Q6 Connect Center! Support victims of Carlton Complex Fire

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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. >>>Call Now! 509-443-1111>>> More>>

UPDATE: Mills Canyon & Chiwaukum wildfires

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Have you seen this woman?

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KHQ.COM - On July 13, 2014, 44-year-old Shawna Crowe’s mother called to report her daughter missing. Crowe was released from jail on July 9th and has not been seen by family or friends since. Anyone that has seen or knows Crowe’s location is asked to call Crime Check at 509-456-2233. More>>

Obama calls for immediate access to crash site

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WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is calling for international investigators to have "immediate and full access" to the site in eastern Ukraine where a passenger jet was shot down last week. Obama accused pro-Russian separatists in the area of removing evidence and bodies from the crash site.
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White House reports drop in minors crossing border

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WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House says the number of unaccompanied minors crossing the border is dropping significantly. White House press secretary Josh Earnest says a daily average of about 150 children were apprehended along the Rio Grande border in the first two weeks of July. More>>

Home targeted in drive-by shooting

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WALLA WALLA, Wash. - Walla Walla police are investigating a Sunday evening drive-by shooting in the 1000 block of West Alder. There are no known injuries from the shooting, but one home was struck by several bullets.Police are actively investigating leads and interviewing witnesses. There are no other details at this time. More>>

Carlton Complex Fire now 243,291 acres; 1,600+ firefighters on scene Video included

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UPDATE: Late Sunday evening the fire was 243,291 acres in size. 1622 firefighters are assigned to the complex. The fire is currently 2% contained. Highway 20 reopened over Loup Loup Pass Sunday evening. Contact the “511” automated Washington Department of Transportation Travel Information line for updated information, or call (509) 667-2802.

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Watermelon Hill fire 40% contained Video included

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UPDATE: The Watermelon Hill fire remains 40% contained. Fish Trap resort remains at a level 3 evacuation but firefighters are hopeful that will be lifted sometime on Monday. The fire has been reduced to 11,000 acres. More>>

Evacuations and closures caused by Carlton Complex fire

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KHQ.COM  - Twisp has been downgraded to fire danger Level 1. Highway 20 is now back open.
>>>CLICK INSIDE FOR ALL CURRENT EVACUATIONS FOR CARLTON COMPLEX FIRE>>>
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Battle rages in Gaza City

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GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) - It's the deadliest day yet of Israel's 3-day-old ground offensive in Gaza. Palestinian health officials say at least 65 people were killed as Israeli troops backed by tanks and warplanes battled Hamas militants in a crowded neighborhood of Gaza City.Thousands have fled the city and dozens of homes were damaged or destroyed. Palestinian health officials put the number of displaced at 35,000. More>>

INCREDIBLE drone video shows fire destruction over Pateros/Brewster

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KHQ.COM - Chelan HD Productions has given us permission to show this incredible video they shot with a drone surveying the damage done from the Carlton Complex Fire in the areas of Brewster and Pateros. This video is truly jaw dropping and really shows the level of destruction from the fire. More>>

Level 1 evacuation warning lifted for Beverly Shawanna & Wanapum Village

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GRANT COUNTY, Wash. - Level 1 evacuation warning has been lifted for Beverly, Shawanna and Wanapum Village. Currently, there is no fire threat. The Saddle Mountain Fire had burned to the Kittitas shoreline and ignited the trestle. The wind kept the trestle fire from burning across the river. More>>

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HOW TO HELP: Red Cross needs donations to support evacuees, firefighters Video included

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People across the Northwest have shown their desire to help those affected by the Carlton Complex fire burning south of Twisp, Wash. The Red Cross has emerged as the largest and most visible help agency. More>>

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  • Boil Water issued by Okanogan County Health Department

    Boil Water issued by Okanogan County Health Department

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 2:47 AM EDT2014-07-22 06:47:39 GMT
    Per the Okanogan County Heath Department a Boil Water Notices has been issued for the following areas:Wolf Creek Property Owners Lost River Airport Alamo Orchards Camp Alta Lake Golf Course Town of Methow City of Pateros Emanuel Heiights Custom Orchard No. 1 The Okanogan Health Department has received word that the Mazama store and related drinking water system has continued to operate.>>
    Per the Okanogan County Heath Department a Boil Water Notices has been issued for the following areas:Wolf Creek Property Owners Lost River Airport Alamo Orchards Camp Alta Lake Golf Course Town of Methow City of Pateros Emanuel Heiights Custom Orchard No. 1 The Okanogan Health Department has received word that the Mazama store and related drinking water system has continued to operate.>>
  • Bugg Road fire near Tonasket

    Bugg Road fire near Tonasket

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 2:42 AM EDT2014-07-22 06:42:51 GMT
    KHQ.COM- A new fire called the Bugg Road wildfire was last reported at 1,000 acres.Right now there is air support and dozers keeping the fire in check.Approximately 20 structures are threatened by this fire.It is burning in grass and Ponderosa Pine.We will update you once we have more information.>>
    KHQ.COM- A new fire called the Bugg Road wildfire was last reported at 1,000 acres.Right now there is air support and dozers keeping the fire in check.Approximately 20 structures are threatened by this fire.It is burning in grass and Ponderosa Pine.We will update you once we have more information.>>
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    Call the Q6 Connect Center! Support victims of Carlton Complex Fire

    Monday, July 21 2014 8:52 PM EDT2014-07-22 00:52:37 GMT
    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. >>>Call Now! 509-443-1111>>>>>
    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. >>>Call Now! 509-443-1111>>>>>
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