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SR 20 North Cascades Highway to reopen April 22


Apr 21, 2016
Crews expect to swing open the winter closure gates to State Route 20, the North Cascades Highway, at 11 a.m. Friday, April 22.…





Tribe Offers Reward in Vandalism Case


Jul 16, 2015
The Colville Confederated Tribes’ fishermen had a rude awakening on the morning of July 14 when they arrived to work at Mosquito…

Marking One Year Since Catastrophic Carlton Complex Fire, Newhouse Recognizes First Responders, Firefighters, Volunteers


Jul 15, 2015
Today, Rep. Dan Newhouse (R-WA) spoke on the House floor to recognize the efforts of first responders, firefighters, and…

Commissioners forced to rescind resolution on Board of Health charter


Jul 15, 2015
The Okanogan County Commissioners on Monday were forced to rescind a resolution passed just a week before, restructuring the…

Newby Lake Fire Update 7/11


Jul 11, 2015
Yesterday, thunderstorms produced rain on the northern portion of the fire but also created downdraft winds up to 35 mph pushing…

Lightning Sparks More Fires on National Forest in Okanogan County


Jul 10, 2015
Firefighters responded to lightning caused fires on both the Methow Valley and Tonasket Ranger Districts today.  Smoke jumpers,…