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Wildfire Near Twisp Completely Contained

A wildfire that started Friday and burned six to eight homes between Twisp and Winthrop has been contained by firefighters.

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New Wildfire Burning Near Twisp

A new wildfire in north-central Washington is threatening homes and has closed part of Highway 20 between Twisp and Winthrop.

Okanogan County Sheriff Frank Rogers told The Wenatchee World the fire in Washington's Methow Valley has forced the immediate evacuation of homes in the area.

Authorities say the fire started around 2:30

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Millions Coming to State to Help Fix Road Near Oso

The federal government says it's giving Washington state $35 million to rebuild State Route 530, which was damaged in the Oso landslide in March.

U.S. Rep. Suzan DelBene says the money's coming from an emergency relief program at the federal Department of Transportation

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Seattle Woman Killed by Garbage Truck

Police have not arrested the driver of a garbage truck that left the scene after running over a woman Thursday afternoon in Seattle.

Officers are still investigating and say the driver may not have been aware of hitting the woman on a street near Harborview Medical Center

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Officials Overwhelmed by Donations for Wildfire Victims

Officials in north-central Washington are thankful for the donations that poured into the area after the largest wildfire in the state's history destroyed hundreds of homes and burned hundreds of square miles.

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Two Women Injured as House Burns Down in White Swan

One White Swan woman is being treated for burns in Seattle after a fan caught fire in her home burning it to the ground but it could have been much worse without the help of a lawn hose and some friendly neighbors

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Carlton Complex Fire 60 Percent Contained

Officials say firefighting crews are making progress against Washington's largest wildfire, saying the 390-square-mile fire in the north-central part of the state is now almost 60 percent contained.

The progress at the Carlton complex fire comes as temperatures begin to rise, with the possibility of triple digit temperatures next week

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Seafood Company Fined Six Figures in Oil Spill

The Washington Department of Ecology is fining a seafood company more than $112,000 for an oil spill caused by the accidental sinking of its vessel, the Clam Digger, in July 2013 near Anacortes.

Authorities have determined negligence was a factor in the sinking and spill

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Governor Inslee Extends Burn Ban for Eastern WA

The cooler weather and showers only helped a little in the battle against the state’s wildfires and with more triple digit heat expected Gov. Jay Inslee today announced an extension to the burn he ordered last week .

The ban

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Carlton Complex Fire 52 Percent Contained Thanks to Cooler Temps

Cooler temperatures are allowing firefighters on the Carlton Complex to directly attack the flames.

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