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DNR bans outdoor burning east of the Cascades


Jun 30, 2016
The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today instituted a burn ban on DNR-protected lands in eastern…





Fire Update from Tonasket Ranger District


Jul 23, 2015
Most of the fires located since Sunday night’s lightning storm are controlled or in patrol status.  Wildhorse Fire in the Summit…

Consumer Alert: Utility Scams through Customer Personal Computers


Jul 22, 2015
Please be on alert for new scams targeting PUD customers in Okanogan County. Threats come from computer pop-up messages asking…

Firefighters Continue Battle Lightning Strike Fires


Jul 21, 2015
Tonasket Ranger District’s firefighters continue to respond to fires caused by Sunday night’s lightning. Almost 150 lightning…

Wildhorse Fire Update


Jul 21, 2015
The Wildhorse Fire in the Mt Hull area is estimated to be about 120 acres, burning in timber on lands managed by the Tonasket…

Primary Election Ballots in the Mail


Jul 20, 2015
Ballots for the August 4, 2015 Primary Election, went into the mail Thursday, July 16, 2015. The only district with a Primary…