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Breathing right: Air quality updates

August 27, 2015

Air Quality Forecast-NE Washington Area Command Issue Date: 8/27/2015
Reported from Leland Tarnay ( and Dan Stratton (, Air Resource Advisors

Stevens County Donation and Volunteer Information for Disaster Relief

August 24, 2015

Donation Sites for non-perishable items (toiletries, blankets, house hold goods, cleaning materials) monetary donations are preferable to meet the needs of the disaster victims.

(Will be open Wednesday at 10:00am – 4:00 pm and serve as primary location for Stevens County) Future hours of operation will be posted on the website.
Colville Fairgrounds, Stevens County Primary Donation Location
317 W. Aster Ave.
Colville, WA 99114
(509) 684-2585

(Currently receiving and distributing donations)
Fruitland Service Station, Southern Stevens County Donation Location


August 22, 2015

Friday 08/21/2015 –09:00PM

Acres: 88,000 Start Date: August 13, 2015
Cause: Under investigation Location: Approximately 12 miles north of Nespelem.
Containment: 0% Fuels/Topography: Timber, grass and understory
Structures Threatened: 700 + Total personnel: 331

Suspect produced firearm in shooting

August 21, 2015

The Spokane Investigative Regional Response (SIRR) Team is investigating a Stevens County Deputy’s officer involved shooting that occurred in Hunters, WA.

This incident began yesterday, August 19th, 2015 at approximately 7:00pm, when Stevens County Deputies were responding to a domestic situation in the 4900 block of Hunters-Shop Rd in Hunters, WA. The suspect, who has a felony conviction, was believed to be armed with a firearm. He also had a felony warrant for his arrest.

Stevens County Emergency Operations has fire updates

August 20, 2015

Stevens County Emergency Operations Center has
created a website for information and updates on the fires located in Stevens County. This site
will include information and updates on the fires, evacuation information and road closures.
This site will provide residents with timely and accurate information. Additional links and
information will also be provided on this site.
The link to the Stevens County Website is and the Stevens County Fire
Updates are in the upper right corner of the page. A 24 hour call center has been established in

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