Stories tagged: carlton complex fire
Sat., May 27, 2017, 5 a.m.
Alta Lake has deception at every turn
At first glance, one might jump to the conclusion Alta Lake is a pushover. The first hole quickly changes that perception.
Fri., Feb. 6, 2015
Legislative committee takes on testy wolves and wildfire bills
OLYMPIA – Two of the most contentious issues in rural Eastern Washington, wildfires and wolves, are generating demands for change and a stream of legislative proposals. After a hearing on …
Fri., Jan. 30, 2015
Central Washington residents say Natural Resources failed them in battling Carlton Complex fires
OLYMPIA – Government agencies failed to react fast enough to smaller fires that grew last July into the largest wildfire in state history, Central Washington residents told legislators Thursday. While …
Sat., Nov. 8, 2014
Wildfire region reaches out to visitors after tourism hit
Shortly after a wildfire blew up in north-central Washington in July, cancellations started pouring in to Sun Mountain Lodge. In short order, the resort near Winthrop had 800 cancellations – …
Fri., Aug. 22, 2014, 7:55 a.m.
Mud slides close roads, trap motorists in Okanogan County
TWISP, Wash. (AP) — Officials in a north-central Washington county hard-hit by wildfire this summer say heavy rain has triggered flash floods and mud slides, damaging some homes, blocking portions …
Thu., Aug. 14, 2014
Editorial: FEMA aid denied, neighbors care for Carlton Complex fire victims
The Federal Emergency Management Agency may not be up to the task of helping fire victims, but their neighbors are. In fact, local and state capacity to assist those who …
Thu., Aug. 7, 2014, 2:54 p.m.
State helping protect crops from fire-displaced deer
State wildlife managers are working with Okanogan landowners to protect their crops from deer displaced by area wildfires and are assessing the fires’ damage to wildlife habitat.
Sat., July 26, 2014
EWU authorizes aid for students affected by fire
Eastern Washington University students affected by the largest wildfire in state history could get some financial relief this fall. The school has authorized $250,000 in aid and begun fundraising efforts …
Wed., July 23, 2014
Weather helps firefighters in Methow Valley
Favorable weather Tuesday helped more than 2,100 firefighters begin to contain the devastating wildfire in Okanogan County. The blaze, known as the Carlton Complex fire, has scorched 250,136 acres, or …