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Tribe Bans All Fireworks on Reservation This Year


Jun 16, 2016
The Colville Business Council announced today a ban on all fireworks on the Colville Indian Reservation. According to…





Emergency Alert System Wakes Residents


Aug 12, 2015
Residents who had signed up for Okanogan County’s new emergency alert system were awakened early Wednesday morning with a…

Annie Restoration Project Moving Forward


Aug 10, 2015
Restoration activities are planned for 5,200 acres of National Forest Land about 17 miles east of Tonasket, Washington.  After…

Kinross To Appeal PCHB Ruling


Aug 07, 2015
On Thursday we reported that the Pollution Control Hearings Board ruled last week, that it is reasonable to require Crown…

Large Smoke Plume Over the Okanogan Coming From Wolverine Fire


Aug 01, 2015
The Wolverine fire was very active overnight and into this morning, growing to approximately 4,000 acres.  Late afternoon…

Newby Lake Fire Update 7/31


Jul 31, 2015
Newby Lake Fire, northwest of Loomis Washington, was putting up some smoke again on Thursday. According to Incident Commander…