Wenatchee Complex Fire http://nwpr.org en Pateros Residents Try To Make Sense Of Destruction Left By Wildfire http://nwpr.org/post/pateros-residents-try-make-sense-destruction-left-wildfire <div>&nbsp;</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>The wildfires burning in central Washington prompted another round of evacuations last night (Friday night). Sheriff's deputies urged residents around some edges of a sprawling fire in Okanogan County to leave.&nbsp;</div><p> Sat, 19 Jul 2014 14:51:36 +0000 Jessica Robinson 49282 at http://nwpr.org Firefighters Gain Upper Hand On Northwest Fires http://nwpr.org/post/firefighters-gain-upper-hand-northwest-fires <p>Firefighters are making progress on several massive blazes around the Northwest. In Oregon, the Pole Creek Fire near Sisters is around 70 percent contained. Crews in central Washington are getting the upper hand on the 53,000-acre Wenatchee Complex, where another blaze flared up yesterday. And in Idaho fire bosses report minimal activity at the Mustang Complex along the Idaho-Montana border. Tue, 25 Sep 2012 23:55:57 +0000 Jessica Robinson 15785 at http://nwpr.org Firefighters Gain Upper Hand On Northwest Fires Weather Helps Central Wash. Fire, But Not For Long http://nwpr.org/post/weather-helps-central-wash-fire-not-long <p>Smoke in central Washington is so thick schools sent kids home early in the town of Cashmere. They’ll start two hours later Friday. Fri, 14 Sep 2012 00:27:56 +0000 Colin Fogarty 15167 at http://nwpr.org Weather Helps Central Wash. Fire, But Not For Long Smoke Continues To Create Haze In Central Washington http://nwpr.org/post/smoke-continues-create-haze-central-washington <p>Smoke continues to create a haze over central Washington. Several wildfires are burning near Wenatchee. Correspondent Jessica Robinson reports from the scene. Thu, 13 Sep 2012 22:54:22 +0000 Jessica Robinson 15162 at http://nwpr.org Smoke Continues To Create Haze In Central Washington Smoke, Haze Cover Central Washington http://nwpr.org/post/smoke-haze-cover-central-washington <p>A smoky haze is covering much of central Washington Wednesday. At least four significant wildfires are burning around Wenatchee. About 150 homes have been evacuated there, along with another 40 near the town of Cashmere. Fire managers have told even more people to be ready to flee. Wed, 12 Sep 2012 23:47:00 +0000 Colin Fogarty 15097 at http://nwpr.org Smoke, Haze Cover Central Washington