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Diamond Creek Fire Closure To Remain In Place


Oct 04, 2017
While Diamond Creek Fire is not out, the potential for significant perimeter growth is limited.  Future written updates will…





Fire danger rating increases in Okanogan and Ferry Counties


Jul 07, 2014
Starting on Wednesday the fire danger rating for Okanogan county will increase to High and the rating in Ferry county will be…

Comments Sought on Hazardous Fuels Reduction Project


Jul 05, 2014
The Methow Valley Ranger District is seeking input on a proposal to conduct hazardous fuels reduction on National Forest lands…

Burn ban on DNR-protected lands east of the Cascades starts July 1


Jul 01, 2014
The Washington State Department of Natural Resources announced there will be a burn ban starting Tuesday, July 1, 2014 on…

Fireworks and Exploding Targets Illegal in National Forests


Jun 27, 2014
As the Fourth of July approaches, fire officials want to remind forest visitors that fireworks and exploding targets are illegal…

4th of July Picnic in Republic a Veteran's Celebration


Jun 25, 2014
FERRY COUNTY WILL BE HAVING A VETERAN’S CELEBRATION PICNIC ON THE 4TH OF JULY, FROM 11:00 TO 3:00 PM AT THE TOWN PARK IN…