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Comment and Open House Announced for US Navy Electronic Exercise Special Use Permit


Oct 16, 2014
The U.S. Navy has applied for a special use permit on the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest to perform training exercises with…





TONASKET MAN KILLED IN ACCIDENT ON HWY 7


Aug 18, 2014
A Tonasket man was killed in a one vehicle accident early Saturday on Highway 7 near Oroville. Okanogan County Sheriff Frank…

Many Forest Areas, Recreation Sites to Reopen Sunday on Methow Valley and Tonasket Ranger Districts


Aug 16, 2014
As of Sunday, August 17, Methow Valley and Tonasket Ranger Districts on the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest are opening many…

OCHS Hosting Presentations on Seagoing Cowboys


Aug 15, 2014
The Okanogan County Historical Society is sponsoring three presentations on a group called the Seagoing Cowboys who volunteered…

TWO MORE ARSON ARRESTS FOR STARTING BACK BURNS


Aug 13, 2014
    Last month, a 63-year-old Twisp man was arrested and booked for first degree Arson for lighting a back burn fire near 190…

Devil’s Elbow Fire holds against wind storm


Aug 13, 2014
Sixty mile-per-hour winds tested the containment lines firefighters have been building and expanding for a week around the…