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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…





Industrial fire precaution levels rise in Okanogan County


Jul 31, 2014
The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced today the following changes in the industrial fire…

Power Still Out for 640 Customers


Jul 30, 2014
There  are approximately  640 customers  still affected  by the Carlton  Complex  fire outage.  Due to the terrain and number…

Team Rubicon Assistance Available for Pateros, Neighboring Communities


Jul 30, 2014
While Team Rubicon, a veteran-led disaster relief group, has been tasked by the city of Pateros to manage its wildfire relief…

Fire danger rating increases to very high in Lincoln, Okanogan, Spokane and parts of Stevens counties


Jul 30, 2014
The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced today the following changes in the fire danger rating on…

PCI Urges Washington Homeowners to Follow Five Steps to Recovery


Jul 30, 2014
As residents return to their homes to assess the damage from the recent Carlton Complex wildfires, there are important steps…