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Fire Danger Increases in Parts of Eastern Washington


Jun 14, 2018
The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR), in cooperation with partnering agencies, is implementing the…





$21,600 fine levied for unpermitted development on Palmer Lake shoreline


Dec 15, 2017
The Washington State Department of Ecology has issued an administrative order and $21,600 civil penalty to Greg Newmarch of…

Burn ban continues in Methow Valley; expires elsewhere


Dec 15, 2017
The Stage 1 burn ban in Okanogan County has been extended through 9 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 19, for the communities of Pateros,…

Improved Access to Snowy Lakes


Dec 11, 2017
A relatively short hike from Highway 20 and not far from the Pacific Crest Trail, Snowy Lakes are a popular destination.  The…

WSP Trooper Rear-Ended by Impaired Driver

Press Release


Dec 11, 2017
Washington State Patrol (WSP) Trooper Conner Bruchman sustained minor injuries when he was rear-ended by an impaired driver on…

New Board Member Appointed


Dec 07, 2017
With Yvette Hill’s term ending, Omak School District Board Position 4 was appointed to Gary George. George is the Road…