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Post-fire Treatments

Oct 02, 2015
Contact Information:Okanogan Conservation DistrictKirsten Cook, Education and Outreach…

Temporary Fix on Pearrygin Creek Road

Oct 05, 2012
Hunters and fall recreationists will be happy to hear that the Pearrygin Creek Road (1631-100) has been re-opened past…

St Mary's Mission Fire Now 15 Percent Contained

By Associated Press & NCBI
Oct 05, 2012
The St. Mary's Mission Fire burning on east of Omak has burned across more than 15 square miles, or 9600 acres, and…

Fall Fire Danger on Methow Valley Ranger District

Oct 03, 2012
Fall is a popular season for many to spend time in their National Forests. Hunters, hikers and horseback riders along…

Washington's minimum wage to increase to $9.19 next year

Sep 28, 2012
Washington's minimum wage will increase to $9.19 per hour beginning Jan. 1, 2013, the Department of Labor &…

Obama orders federal money for July storm

By Associated Press
Sep 26, 2012
President Barack Obama has ordered federal aid to help state and local efforts recover from a severe storm in July that…