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Burn ban extended for three counties in Eastern Washington


Nov 17, 2014
The Washington Department of Ecology is extending a Stage 1 burn ban in Franklin, Okanogan and Walla Walla counties to 10 a.m.,…





Mudslides close roads, destroy homes

Associated Press


Aug 22, 2014
  Mudslides and flash floods triggered by heavy rain falling on wildfire-scarred areas of Okanogan and Methow Valleys damaged…

Recent Lightning Caused Fires in Okanogan County


Aug 21, 2014
Tuesday, firefighters from Tonasket Ranger District responded to small fires that resulted from Monday night’s lightning storm. …

Wood Chips Available


Aug 20, 2014
A pile of wood chips resulting from suppression activities on recent fires in the Methow Valley Ranger District is being made…

THREE ARRESTED ON DRUG CHARGES IN OMAK


Aug 20, 2014
  Three people were arrested on drug charges Tuesday following an eight month investigation into the distribution of…

ONE ARRESTED FOR DEALING DRUGS LEGION PARK, OKANOGAN


Aug 20, 2014
  During an early morning foot patrol of Legion Park on Friday, Deputies encountered four people in a tent in the park.…