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Omak, Washington is located in Okanogan County. Zip codes in Omak, WA include 98841. The median home price in Omak is $159,900. More Omak information.

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Yesterday | Seattle Times

State might not need a WSU medical school, experts say

In 2006, alarmed that the nation's medical schools were producing too few doctors, the Association of American Medical Colleges issued an urgent call for a 30 percent increase in slots for first-year medical students.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Spokesman-Review

Pedestrian killed on I-90 downtown - Sat, 26 Jul 2014 PST

Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. A pedestrian was killed in downtown Spokane Friday night as he attempted to cross I-90 near the Maple Street exit.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Tri-cityherald.com

Hay, feed donations sought for Washington wildfire victims

The Washington State Hay Growers Association is compiling a list of growers who have hay and feed to donate to those affected by the Carlton Complex Fire.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

The News Tribune

JBLM National Guard crews keep busy fighting Central Washington wildfires

The situation is similar in nearby Alta Lake. Large plots of fire-scorched land have left behind only ash and scattered burnt trees.

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KING-TV Seattle

Cooler weather helps firefighters in Washington

OMAK, Wash. - Cooler temperatures allowed firefighters to directly attack a massive wildfire that has destroyed about 150 homes in north-central Washington on Thursday.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

KXLY-TV Spokane

Carlton Complex largest wildfire in state history

The Carlton Complex fire has charred more than 250,000 acres as of Tuesday morning, becoming the largest wildfire in Washington state history.

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KHQ-TV Spokane

Carlton Complex Fire now 243,291 acres; 2,100+ firefighters on scene

Carlton Complex Fire threatens homes and businesses as 40-50 structures have burned to the ground forcing evacuations in Pateros.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

NWCN.com

Fire victim speaks at Omak church service

Firefighters continued their efforts to contain Washington state's largest wildfire on Sunday.

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WHTC

Crews make progress in calming massive Washington ...

A massive wildfire raging east of Washington state's Cascade Mountains showed some sign of calming Sunday, with fire crews saying they had slowed the expansion of a wind-whipped blaze that destroyed about 100 homes and displaced hundreds of people.

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The Spokesman-Review

Front and Center: KCVL owner Eric Carpenter - Sun, 20 Jul 2014 PST

Sandwiched between U.S. 395 and a vacant double-wide splitting at the seams, North Country Broadcasting operates out of a modest one-story building bearing two radio stations' call letters spelled out in plywood.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

KHQ-TV Spokane

LATEST: Carlton Complex Fire explodes to 215,000+ acres

Howling winds are pushing the massive Carlton Complex fire in new directions. The fire has now burned 215,000 and forced the town of Malott to evacuate Friday evening.

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Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune

Theater production to benefit fire victims

Dramatic Escape presents a readers theatre Production of "The Heidi Chronicles" by Wendy Wasserstein.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

KREM-TV Spokane

Air quality considered 'unhealthy' in parts of Washington

At least four different agencies in the Inland Northwest issued air quality alerts including the Washington Department of Transportation and the Spokane Regional Clean Air Agency.

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KHQ-TV Spokane

How to Help: Red Cross needs donations to support evacuees, firefighters

People across the Northwest have shown their desire to help those affected by the Carlton Complex fire burning south of Twisp, Wash.

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Free Republic

in Depth Coverage: Carlton Complex Fire forces evacuations; 40-50 structures gone

UPDATE: BREWSTER, Wash. - There are LEVEL 3 evacuations being ordered in the town of Pateros which has a population of 650 people, as the Carlton Complex Fire burns out of control.

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WBNS

Homes Evacuated In Washington State As Wildfire Spreads

A Washington sheriff says a small town and nearby hospital threatened by a wind-whipped wildfire have been evacuated, and the blaze has burned at least 35 homes in his county.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Growing wildfire empties small Wash. town

A Washington sheriff says a small town and nearby hospital threatened by a wind-whipped wildfire have been evacuated, and the blaze has burned at least 35 homes in his county.

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Star-Telegram.com

Growing wildfire empties small Wash. town

A Washington sheriff says a small town and nearby hospital threatened by a wind-whipped wildfire have been evacuated, and the blaze has burned at least 35 homes in his county.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Bellingham motorcyclist hurt in crash with deer near Winthrop

A Bellingham motorcyclist was injured Saturday, July 12, when he struck a deer on the North Cascades Highway near Winthrop.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Methow Valley News Home Page

Motorcyclist injured in accident near Winthrop - County hearing...

A motorcyclist from Bellingham was injured Saturday when he struck a deer on Highway 20 near Winthrop, the Washington State Patrol reported.

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