Follow us:

The Today File

Your guide to the latest news from around the Northwest

Topic: Twisp

You are viewing the most recent posts on this topic.

July 30, 2014 at 11:44 AM

Officials: No more donations of items for wildfire victims

The Associated Press TWISP, Okanogan County — 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. But now they’re pleading the public to stop the donations. Community Foundation of North Central Washington director of donor…


Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: Carlton Complex fire, Twisp, wildfire

July 25, 2014 at 1:23 PM

Homes destroyed by wildfire total 300, Okanogan sheriff says

The Associated Press TWISP, Wash. — About 300 homes — twice as many as previously estimated — have burned in a massive wildfire in north-central Washington, a county sheriff said Friday. Officials previously placed the number at 150, but Okanogan County Sheriff Frank Rogers said he knew that figure would rise because crews hadn’t been able to…


Comments | More in General news | Topics: Okanogan, Twisp, wildfire

April 23, 2014 at 1:37 PM

Twisp police chief’s dog brings home skull

The Associated Press TWISP, Okanogan County — A dog belonging to the family of the Twisp police chief brought home a skull. Okanogan County Sheriff Frank Rogers says Chief Paul Budrow and deputies searched Monday and found the rest of the human remains about 300 yards from his home in a wooded area near the Methow River. The sheriff…


Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: death investigation, Twisp

March 27, 2014 at 7:07 AM

Thursday Memo: Many may never be found … Helped dog or stole it? … Dust storm season is here

One of the many things that are so haunting about the massive mudslide: Volunteer firefighter Jan McClelland said she doesn’t think the number of victims trapped in the mud is as high as the number of missing-person reports, which stands at 90 and at one point was 176. However, she believes most victims have…


Comments | More in Morning Memo | Topics: dog, dust storms, missing

February 26, 2014 at 10:49 AM

Twisp girl, 11, kills cougar tracking her brother

The Associated Press TWISP, Okanogan County — An 11-year-old girl shot a cougar that had been  following her 14-year-old brother to their home at Twisp, in north-central Washington, the state Fish and Wildlife Department said. The female cougar killed last week was about 4 years old and weighed about 50 pounds, half of what it should weigh,…


Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: cougar shot, Twisp