• Miranda Lambert and Carrie Underwood Remain at No. 1 on Top 20
    Carrie Underwood, Miranda LambertMiranda Lambert and Carrie Underwood have made it three weeks at No. 1 on Top 20 Country Countdown with “Somethin’ Bad!” Scotty McCreery made a big countdown debut, entering the chart at No. 2 with “Feelin’ It.” Kenny Chesney’s“American Kids” also debuted on the countdown, coming in at No. 19. Top 20 Photo Gallery » [...]
  • Krystal Keith in the Kitchen: Elvis Granola
    krystal-keith-peanut-butter-chocolate-chip-barsYou may know Krystal Keith as the singer of the sweet father/daughter wedding dance song, “Daddy Dance With Me,” which she wrote for her own wedding as a surprise for dad Toby Keith. Or maybe you know her from her official debut single, “Get Your Redneck On.” [Get it here!] But did you know she’s [...]
  • The Secret Sisters to Release New Album Through Cracker Barrel
    The Secret Sisters will release their new album, Put Your Needle Down: Deluxe Edition, exclusively through Cracker Barrel Old Country Store. The project, out August 4, will include two brand-new tracks that were not available on the regular edition of the album, which was released in April. “We grew up eating homegrown, Southern comfort food [...]
  • Scotty McCreery and Kenny Chesney Debut on Top 20
    Scotty McCreeryIt’s finally Friday, which means a new episode of Top 20 Country Countdown! On tonight’s episode, Kenny Chesney and Scotty McCreery make their countdown debuts with their latest videos. Host Nan Kelley is taking fans from No. 20, all the way to No. 1. Top 20 Photo Gallery » Miranda Lambert and Carrie Underwood’s “Somethin’ Bad” [...]
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  • Carlton Complex Fire Burning Slowly With 55% Percent Containment
    The rain was missing Friday, but the 250-thousand acre Carlton Complex Fire is still at a slow burning allowing for more progress.  Fire Information Officer Joanie Quanstrom says there are four hot spots that crews are fixed on. At this time, Quanstrom says no evacuation level 3 alerts are issued for any home at this time. The most active flank of the fire is still burning northward, but solid containment lines has kept the blaze at bay. The Carlton Complex Fire is 55-percent contained.       
  • Full Containment Anticipated On A Number Of Mills and Chiwaukum Complex Fires This Weekend; Hwy 2 To Re-Open
    Fire officials are starting to talk about full containment on some of the fires within the Mills Canyon and Chiwaukum Complexes.  Fire Information Officer Sara Sarlos says crews have controlled enough of the Chiwaukum Creek Fire to point that Hwy 2 is expected to re-open on Sunday at 8p.m.. Fire PIO Sara Sarlos says Hwy 2 will re-open with piloted traffic though she encourages locals to use Chumstick Hwy as an alternative route.  Full containment of the 95-percent contained Mills Canyon Fire and Kelly Mountain Fire are expected by Sunday, though the Duncan Creek Fire is 0-percent contained.  Per usual, a new fire management team will arrive on site this weekend. Evacuation notices remain unchanged on the Chiwaukum Creek Fire.     
  • 300 Lost To Carlton Complex Fires
    Following a recount of homes lost to fires, Okanogan County Sheriff Frank Rogers says 300 homes perished during the Carlton Complex blaze. Rogers says the county is on the cusp of declaring a state of disaster and that's why he's encouraging anyone affected by the wildfires to contact Okanogan County Emergency Managment. The numbers to call are 509-422-2472 or 509-422-2428.  In the meantime, Rogers says the National Guard has been checking on the welfare of those displaced. The Carlton Complex is now 55-percent contained.       
  • Pateros Firestorm Survivor Recounts Harrowing Ordeal
    A fourth generation Pateros resident recounted her families harrowing escape from last Thursday's firestorm on yesterday's Its Your Turn program.   Kristin Wall and her daughter Emily own Lifesongs Photography in Pateros...
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