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Heavy rains in fire area collapse dams


Aug 22, 2014
Heavy rains overnight collapsed two of four public and private dams holding water in the Wenner lakes on Benson Creek six miles…





Unsafe toxin at Rufus Woods Lake closes in-water recreation

By NCBI
Aug 12, 2011
An unsafe level of algae toxin has been discovered at Rufus Woods Lake, prompting the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to…

Fire Crews Responding to Lightning Strikes on National Forest

By NCBI
Aug 11, 2011
Forest Service firefighters have responded to reports of smoke since the lightning storm moved through Okanogan County…

Firewood Area Opened on Tonasket Ranger District

By NCBI
Aug 10, 2011
Woodcutters are invited to help the Forest Service remove piles of dead lodgepole southeast of Tonasket on the north side…

NCNB Hosts School Supply Drive

By NCBI
Aug 09, 2011
North Cascades National Bank (NCNB) is hosting a school supply drive to support local schools. Donations will be…

Forest Plan Revision Webinars

By NCBI
Aug 08, 2011
The Colville and Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forests are hosting two toll-free online informational webinars as…