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Fire Danger Increases in Parts of Eastern Washington


Jun 14, 2018
The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR), in cooperation with partnering agencies, is implementing the…





Public scoping open for Methow Headwater Mineral Withdrawal Forest Service analysis


Oct 05, 2017
Starting October 5th, the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest will be accepting public comments on the scoping phase of an…

Diamond Creek Fire Closure To Remain In Place


Oct 04, 2017
While Diamond Creek Fire is not out, the potential for significant perimeter growth is limited.  Future written updates will…

Road Work on Harts Pass & Chewuch Will Require Closures/Delays


Oct 02, 2017
Work is underway to make repairs to Harts Pass Road at Cache Creek and on the Chewuch Road; north and northwest of Winthrop,…

Permits Available for Events and Guiding on National Forest


Sep 28, 2017
Applications are being accepted for temporary outfitter and guide permits as well as recreation event permits on the Methow…

DNR Eases Statewide Burn Ban


Sep 27, 2017
The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today announced that as the statewide burn ban on DNR-protected lands…