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Campfire restrictions in Okanogan County


Jul 27, 2017
The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced today the following changes in fire danger rating on…





Rep. Shelly Short Selected to Fill Dansel’s Senate Seat


Jan 30, 2017
Shelly Short was selected Monday to fill the senate seat being vacated by Brian Dansel. A unanimous vote of approval from the…

Forest Health; Community Protection Key Factors of Light Project


Jan 29, 2017
Twelve miles west of Tonasket, a beloved forest rises above the calm blue surface of Bonaparte Lake in the cold winter air.…

Ballots in the Mail for Special Election


Jan 27, 2017
Ballots for the February 14, 2017 Special Election, went into the mail Thursday, January 26, 2017. If you have not received…

Stage 1 burn ban called for Methow Valley


Jan 27, 2017
Poor air quality is prompting a Stage 1 burn ban in communities along the Methow River Valley, including Pateros, Methow,…

Dansel resigns Senate seat to join Trump administration


Jan 25, 2017
Sen. Brian Dansel has accepted a position as a Special Assistant to the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture. Dansel has resigned his…