Stories tagged: douglas county
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 17, 2018
Two people escaped Sunday night when a fire tore through their home near Bridgeport, Washington, but another two residents remained unaccounted for Monday afternoon, according to Douglas County Sheriff Kevin …
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 6, 2017
Evacuations were lowered Sunday for residents living near Bridgeport in Douglas County as fire crews mop up the last remaining hot spots in the Hayes Road Fire.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 4, 2017
A fast moving brush fire about 11 miles south of Bridgeport in Douglas County forced evacuations Friday afternoon.
Sat., July 1, 2017
Barring wind-fanned hotspots, the region’s three big wildfires should remain mostly contained through the weekend as hundreds of firefighters on Saturday continued mop-up across more than 46,600 scorched acres in …
Tue., May 9, 2017
So much timber money once flowed into this rural Oregon county that its leaders set up committees to find ways to spend it. Today, Douglas County’s library system is on …
Tue., July 14, 2015
The Cape Horn fire is 60 percent contained, according to a Northern Rockies Incident Management Team news release.
Sun., July 12, 2015
WATERVILLE, Wash. — Officials in central Washington are encouraging about 100 people to leave their homes in the path of a fast-growing wildfire.
Sun., July 12, 2015
Fires that started Friday evening in Douglas County have grown to nearly 18,000 acres in size and prompted a mandatory Level 3 evacuation for the Rimrock Meadows community, as of …
UPDATED: Sat., July 11, 2015
Fires that started Friday evening in Douglas County have grown to nearly 18,000 acres in size and prompted a mandatory Level 3 evacuation for the Rimrock Meadows Community, as of …
Fri., March 20, 2015
From our archives, 100 years ago The auto was firmly established in Spokane, as evidenced by the fact that Spokane now had 42 auto dealers and supply houses. In fact, …
Thu., Sept. 13, 2012
Evacuation notices have been lifted in the Grand Coulee area, where the Barker Canyon wildfire complex destroyed three homes and nine outbuildings since it began last weekend. Karen Ripley, spokeswoman …
Thu., Aug. 2, 2012
PATEROS, Wash. — A wildfire across the Columbia River from Pateros in Douglas County has grown to 1,000 acres in size.
Mon., Feb. 15, 2010
Authorities say they believe a body found along the Columbia River over the weekend is that of a 17-year-old Wenatchee-area girl missing since Tuesday.