Local News

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…





War Creek Road Temporarily Closed for Repair


Aug 21, 2013
Upper War Creek road will be temporarily closed for repairs beginning August 26, 2013.  The road, west of Twisp, Washington was…

Preparations in full swing at Omak Wood Products


Aug 21, 2013
Preparations to reopen the plywood mill in Omak are well underway, with more than 40 workers already hired and additional hiring…

Firewise Workshop August 24 in Oroville


Aug 16, 2013
Okanogan Conservation District is holding its next Firewise workshop in Oroville on Saturday, August 24 from 10 am-12 pm. The…

SR 20 clean-up efforts to last through the weekend


Aug 16, 2013
A team of two dozen Washington State Department of Transportation maintenance workers and contractors are working to clear a six…

New Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest Supervisor Selected


Aug 16, 2013
  Pacific Northwest Regional Forest Kent Connaughton has announcedthe appointment of Michael Balboni as the new forest…