Posts Tagged ‘Plain’

Most Evacuation Orders Lifted, Minimal Growth On Cougar Creek Fire

The Cougar Creek Fire is now 41,324 acres and 45 percent contained. Evacuation levels changed for both the Entiat and Chiwawa Valleys over the weekend. Mad River Road is no longer under an evacuation level. The end of Entiat River Road was downgraded to a Level 1. The Level 2 evacuation status for all of the…

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Cooler Weather Allows Burnouts Above Plain, Chiwawa on Cougar Creek Fire

The 40,100-acre Cougar Creek Fire is 40 percent contained. As conditions allow, crews continue low-intensity burnout operations along the western edge of the fire to increase the depth of the containment line. Along the southern and eastern sides of the fire, crews continue to mop-up and monitor the fire-line. Evacuation notices are unchanged, with both…

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Cougar Creek Fire Now Second Largest In State, But Progress Made On Fire Lines

A community meeting last night at the Plain Community Church was attended by about 250 people. An additional 300 people watched the live Facebook stream, and the video is available on Facebook. Additional meetings will be held as needed to inform the public and answer questions. Cougar Creek Fire: The Cougar Creek Fire, 20 miles northwest of…

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Slow Growth On Cougar Creek Fire, Two Small Fires Start Outside Leavenworth

Here’s the latest on fires across the region on Tuesday, Aug. 7.   Cougar Creek Fire: Size: 6169 acres Personnel: 700 Location: 20 miles northwest of Entiat Start Date: July 28, 2018 Cause: Lightning The Cougar Creek Fire is 20 miles northwest of Entiat, and is reported at 6,169 acres. A total of 700 personnel, including 15 crews, 4…

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Morning Fire Update – Monday, Sept. 11

KOHO’s Dan Langager breaks down the latest details with the Jack Creek, Jolly Mountain, Diamond Creek, Uno Peak and Norse Peak Fires, as well as a small fire quickly doused Sunday near Plain on Natapoc Ridge.

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Chelan County Sheriff Talks Search & Rescues, City Contracts

A kayaker on the Wenatchee River near Plain drowned Tuesday afternoon. Chelan County Sheriff Brian Burnett joins Dan Langager in the KOHO studio to talk about the above-average number of search and rescues in the county this spring and summer. Since they talked the identity of the man was released – 61-year-old Michael R. Lawrance of…

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Outdoor Report – Plain Valley Nordic Ski Trails

Christie Saugen, a coach and instructor with Plain Valley Nordic Ski Trails, joins Dan Langager in the KOHO Outdoor Report to recap the valley’s ski season, snowfall and new trails, as well as ski team awards and programs for kids during spring and summer.

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Missing Snowshoer Near Plain Found Safe by Search and Rescuers

Chelan County Search & Rescue conducted a mission Wednesday to locate a snowshoer who had gone missing near Plain. Search & Rescue’s Rich Magnussen gave KOHO the details. Magnussen said 60-year-old Wally Fosmore of Shoreline, Wash. got lost in the snowy weather Tuesday evening. Magnussen said Fosmore was well prepared for his trek outdoors, giving this…

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