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Firefighters Continue Battle Lightning Strike Fires


Jul 21, 2015
Tonasket Ranger District’s firefighters continue to respond to fires caused by Sunday night’s lightning. Almost 150 lightning…





Conservation District Urging Preparations Before Thunderstorms Hit


May 21, 2015
The National Weather Service is predicting the possibility of slow moving thunderstorms this Friday, May 22.  This means a…

Omak Hires New Assistant Principal

Sheila Corson
Communications Officer for the Omak School District

May 21, 2015
Photo by Sheila Corson   The Omak High School has a new assistant principal for the 2015-2016 school year. Guinevere Joyce…

Forest Plan Revision Listening Session Schedule in Okanogan


May 20, 2015
The Forest Service is beginning a public conversation on the process forrevising forest land management plans in the Northwest…

Council Votes to Lift Injunction on Pot Shop


May 20, 2015
Despite opposition from members of the public, the City of Omak on Monday voted to lift the injunction on the marijuana retail…

Mushroom Season Underway


May 19, 2015
Mushroom season is underway on National Forest Lands in Okanogan County.  Commercial and personal use pickers are seeking out…