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This is the state’s worst fire season on record. An estimated 732,608 acres have burned, with 13 uncontained fires still burning. - Contributed photo

How to help Eastern Washington firefighters

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The Okanogan Conservation District is asking for support for firefighters and residents in Eastern Washington that are affected by the wildfires. This is the state’s worst fire season on record. An estimated 732,608 acres have burned, with 13 uncontained fires still burning. The Okanogan Complex fire is the largest wildfire the state has ever seen, nearing 300,000 acres.

 

Community Events, August 2015

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SHFH and the Exchange: a working partnership

  • Aug 28, 2015 at 7:00AM updated at 9:50AM

The handshake agreement we have is that when the Exchange is able to start accepting donations, the Habitat truck will only come when it is needed.

Island County prosecutor recuses himself from jail death review

  • Aug 27, 2015 at 9:41AM

Island County Prosecutor Greg Banks announced today that he no longer believes he is the right person to review the April death of Keaton Farris in the Coupeville Jail.

Car prowl, theft and malicious mischief | Sheriff’s Log

  • Aug 26, 2015 at 7:00AM updated at 9:36AM

The San Juan County Sheriff’s Office responded to the following calls.

Advanced racing clinic held in West Sound

  • Aug 25, 2015 at 3:08PM

Sail Orcas and Orcas Island Yacht Club hosted an advanced racing clinic on West Sound Aug. 17 through 20.

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