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Early water restrictions for eastern Washington irrigators


Jun 26, 2015
A dramatic drop in streamflows caused by drought has several hundred irrigators in north-central and eastern Washington facing…





South Summit II Forest and Fuels Project 30-day Comment Period


Mar 09, 2015
The Forest Service is seeking comments on a preliminary Environmental Assessment for the South Summit II Forest and Fuels…

Students Injured in Bus Accident Involving a Semi


Mar 05, 2015
Photo Courtesy of the Washington State Patrol  Updated: WSP troopers initially tweeted that five students and the bus driver…

Emergency Weight Restrictions Update Mar 3


Mar 03, 2015
Okanogan County Department of Public Works will be updating Emergency Weight Restrictions on the following County roads as of…

WSDA Hands-On Handler Training


Mar 02, 2015
WSDA is partnering with Washington State Tree Fruit Association and Chelan Fruit to provide a hands-on pesticide handler…

Avian flu quarantine lifted in Okanogan County


Feb 25, 2015
The Washington State Department of Agriculture today lifted two avian influenza quarantines that had been in place in parts of…