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Large Smoke Plume Over the Okanogan Coming From Wolverine Fire


Aug 01, 2015
The Wolverine fire was very active overnight and into this morning, growing to approximately 4,000 acres.  Late afternoon…





British Columbia residents do not qualify for non-resident sales tax exemption in Washington

By DOR Release
Jan 24, 2013
Contrary to what some British Columbia residents appear to believe, they do not qualify for a sales tax exemption when…

Smith proposes legislation for citizens to defend against predators

By NCBI
Jan 23, 2013
Sen. John Smith, R-Colville, is leading the charge in the state Senate to resolve ongoing issues regarding the…

Rep. Joel Kretz introduces wolf relocation legislation

By NCBI
Jan 22, 2013
After Western Washington legislators extolled the value of wolf packs in Eastern Washington, Rep. Joel Kretz decided that…

Burn bans in Chelan, Douglas and Okanogan counties to be lifted Saturday

By NCBI
Jan 18, 2013
The state Department of Ecology will lift the Stage I burn ban in Chelan, Douglas and Okanogan counties beginning at 8…

Ecology issues burn ban in Okanogan county

By NCBI
Jan 15, 2013
The Washington Department of Ecology has issued Stage 1 burn bans in Kittitas, Chelan, Douglas and Okanogan counties. The…