No stone angels, no blocks of marble with massive shoulders pointed the way to her grave. But the three small American flags fluttering in the breeze were hard to miss in the vast grassy expanse dotted with flat stones. A rectangular slab identified her: Dorothy Faeth Scott; Oroville, Washington, February 16, 1920 – December 3, 1943, plus the letters W.A.S.P., a winged star within a circle, and a pair of pilot’s wings. The bronze flag holder bears the inscription “Dorothy Scott WAFS Pilot – US.”
MAZAMA – The Diamond Creek Fire burning within the Pasayten Wilderness and Eightmile drainage is now about 12 miles north of Mazama and 5.5 miles south of the Canadian border, according to the latest updates from the U.S. Forest Service.
Tammy Lee Ann Essary was born August 30, 1971 to Manford Ray Essary and Billie Lee Essary. Tammy was born in Tonasket, Washington and lived in the Oroville, Washington area most of her life. Tammy Lee Ann Essary was born August 30, 1971 to Manford Ray Essary and Billie Lee Essary. Tammy was born in Tonasket, Washington and lived in the Oroville, Washington area most of her life.
MANSFIELD – State fire assistance has been mobilized under the Washington State Fire Services Resource Mobilization Plan in support of local firefighters working to contain the Hayes Road Fire located near the town of Mansfield in Douglas County.
OKANOGAN – Okanogan County PUD Commissioners approved a two percent rate hike in a special public meeting on Monday, July 24.
OKANOGAN – Early Primary Election results show the two incumbent candidates seeking returns to North Okanogan County offices, Helen Casey for North Valley Hospital Commissioner, and Ernesto Cerrillo for Tonasket School Board, way out ahead in the first count of ballots on election day, Tuesday, Aug. 1.
Smoky conditions affecting Okanogan County, lower B.C. MAZAMA – The Diamond Creek Fire in the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest has grown to 5,005 acres and is burning in the steep slopes of the Diamond Creek drainage of the Pasayten Wilderness. It is approximately four air miles from the Billy Goat Trailhead and 16 air miles north [...]