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Tribes Industrial Fire Precaution Level Changes


Aug 17, 2017
The Colville Business Council announced today that the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) Forestry Department will set the…





Okanogan High School Team Takes on International Competition


Aug 04, 2017
The Okanogan High School’s Envirothon team competed in the North American Envirothon in Maryland the last week of July. The team…

Firewood Cutting Permit Sales Postponed Until Fire Conditions Improve


Aug 03, 2017
With fire danger condition levels now at “Very High”, and with campfire restrictions and industrial fire precaution levels…

Thrift Shop Destroyed by Fire


Aug 03, 2017
Firefighters from Omak and Okanogan were called to the Cuddly Panda Thrift Shop on Elmway in Okanogan, about 1:50pm on Tuesday. …

US DOT announces $185.8 million in infrastructure grants to 62 airports


Aug 01, 2017
The Omak Airport was included on a long list of airports that will be sharing in $185 million worth of infrastructure grants.…

Campfire restrictions in Okanogan County


Jul 27, 2017
The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced today the following changes in fire danger rating on…