• Big & Rich Will Release Gravity on September 23
    New Big & Rich AlbumBig & Rich will release their fifth studio album, Gravity, on September 23. The project will be released on their own label, Big & Rich Records, and celebrates 10 years since the release of their debut album, Horse of a Different Color. “This is an exciting and intense time in the history of Big and [...]
  • The Junk Gypsies Collaborate With Pottery Barn Teen
    junk-gypsies-pottery-barn-teenIf you thought the Junk Gypsies would slow down after opening the Wander Inn, you would be wrong. In fact, Amie and Jolie Sikes have been working harder than ever on their newest project, creating a home decor line for Pottery Barn Teen. In tonight’s episode, the sisters take you through the entire process from [...]
  • Doobie Brothers Reveal Tribute Album Lineup
    Doobie BrothersNew details have been released about the Doobie Brothers tribute album, Southbound, set for release on November 4. While the group remains tight-lipped on which of their dozens of hit songs will make the record, they have revealed which artists will appear on the record. Acts confirmed for the project include Brad Paisley, Blake Shelton, [...]
  • Meet Emi Sunshine
    meet-emi-sunshineEmi Sunshine isn’t your average 10-year-old. She is not only a singing sensation, she’s an old soul. As she sips her decaf iced mocha latte and politely leaves her bedazzled iPhone sitting on the table, it’s difficult to picture her playing in a sandbox or having a pillow fight. Her demeanor is cool and collected, [...]
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  • Interior Fire Activity Flares In Carlton Complex Blaze;Containment Lines Hold
    Fire crews held off the most active sections of the Carlton Complex Fire Wednesday despite triple digit temperatures.  Fire Information Officer Alan Hoffmeister says the flames took off in the Gold Creek and Leecher Mountain areas in the interior of the blaze but the lines held. Hoffmeister says the fire did not advance toward any homes. The exterior of the fire is growing slowly with the majority of the fire contained, the blaze is 251-thousand acres at last word.  Hoffmeister says crews could up containment as incident management teams refresh personnel. Fire officials say man power will be reduced in coming days with the blaze now 67-percent contained.  According to the Okanogan County Sheriff's office, areas under the highest alert are homes in the Alta Lake area, Libby Creek and Pleasant Valley.  All homes are on either a Level 2 or 1 evacuation alert.       
  • Smoke Activity High Due To Increased Fire Activity Within The Duncan and Chiwaukum Fires Wednesday
    Towers of smoke were seen in the valley Wednesday due to unstable atmospheric conditions and high heat.  Fire Information Officer Bob McGregor says crews saw a resurgence of activity on the Chiwaukum Creek fire. The 13-thousand acre wildfire is 27-percent contained.  McGregor says concerns about the Duncan Creek Fire is burning towards the Entiat River.... No additional homes are threatened.  The Mills Canyon Fire is 95-percent contained and the Kelly Mountain blaze is 100-percent contained.         
  • Fire Officials Confirm No New Fire Starts Despite Increased Smoke Activity
    New smoke activity caused widespread concern amongst residents in the area for fear of new fire starts. Fire officials say the increase in smoke can be attributed to what's happening in the atmosphere. Fire PIO Mick Mueller. Fire Information Officer Mick Mueller says more smoke activity is directly correlated with an increase in fire movement. Despite the situation, Mueller says fire lines are holding as crews continue a direct attack on the interior of the fires.  The Chiwaukum Creek Fire is 25-percent contained, the Duncan Fire is still 0-percent contained and the Kelly Mountain Fire is 100-percent contained.     
  • Heavy Helicopters Work to Contain Chiwaukum Complex Fire in Tumwater Canyon
    Chiwaukum Creek Fire managers say they're working hard to contain the North east flank of the fire in the Tumwater Canyon area...
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