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Emergency Weight Restrictions Going Into Place Monday


Jan 24, 2015
Okanogan County Department of Public Works will be adding Emergency Weight Restrictions on the following County roads as of…





Republic Police Department Establishes Rx Drug Take-Back Policy


Oct 02, 2014
Republic Police Chief Jan Lewis has crafted a new standard operating procedure to accept prescription drugs that community…

DNR lifts statewide burn ban


Sep 25, 2014
The Washington State Department of Natural Resources today announced that the statewide burn ban on DNR-protected lands has been…

All Campfire Bans Lifted on the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest


Sep 25, 2014
“The various campfire bans that have been in effect in the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest were lifted early this morning,”…

Carlton Complex Fire: Public Meeting to Review Results of Burned Area Analysis


Sep 24, 2014
Okanogan Conservation District will present the results of the analysis conducted by the Interagency Burned Area Emergency…

FEMA rejects Wash. appeal for wildfire victim aid

Associated Press


Sep 23, 2014
The Federal Emergency Management Agency has once again denied a Washington state request for aid to individuals affected by this…