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Comment and Open House Announced for US Navy Electronic Exercise Special Use Permit


Oct 16, 2014
The U.S. Navy has applied for a special use permit on the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest to perform training exercises with…





State issues "fish consumption advisory" for the lower Okanogan River

By NCBI
Jun 01, 2011
A study of fish from the Okanogan River has led the state Department of Health to issue a fish consumption advisory for…

Bears Foraging Near Town

By NCBI
May 31, 2011
Bears are being spotted close to the towns of Omak, Okanogan, Brewster and Tonasket according to WDFW Sgt. Jim Brown.…

North Cascades Highway reopens Wednesday at noon

By NCBI
May 24, 2011
Wednesday's noon reopening of the North Cascades Highway marks the second latest since the highway opened 39 years ago.…

Groomes Secures Bond, Will Keep Her Job

By NCBI
May 23, 2011
One hundred forty days into her term, Charlene Groomes legally became the Okanogan County Clerk. Superior Court Judge…

Roads Closed Due to Flooding

By NCBI
May 23, 2011
Okanogan County Department of Public Works is experiencing water over roadways due to heavy rains and high mountain snow…