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Burn bans Issued in Okanogan, Ferry, Stevens and Pend Oreille counties


Jan 12, 2017
Worsening air quality conditions in North Central Washington are prompting Stage 1 burn bans to be issued for Okanogan, Ferry,…





Clearing Harts Pass Road


Jul 02, 2016
Work is underway to clear the rockfall from Harts Pass road, northwest of Winthrop, Washington. Crews are breaking up and…

DNR bans outdoor burning east of the Cascades


Jun 30, 2016
The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today instituted a burn ban on DNR-protected lands in eastern…

TRIBAL CHAIRMAN JIM BOYD PASSES AWAY


Jun 23, 2016
The Colville Business Council  has announced  today that the Chairman  of the Colville  Tribes,  James L. Boyd, has passed  on. …

Tribe Bans All Fireworks on Reservation This Year


Jun 16, 2016
The Colville Business Council announced today a ban on all fireworks on the Colville Indian Reservation. According to…

Appeals Court Strikes Down County ATV Ordinance


Jun 16, 2016
Stating that local governments must consider more than the narrow, limited environmental impact of their action, a three judge…