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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…





Ballots in the Mail for Special Election


Jan 27, 2017
Ballots for the February 14, 2017 Special Election, went into the mail Thursday, January 26, 2017. If you have not received…

Stage 1 burn ban called for Methow Valley


Jan 27, 2017
Poor air quality is prompting a Stage 1 burn ban in communities along the Methow River Valley, including Pateros, Methow,…

Dansel resigns Senate seat to join Trump administration


Jan 25, 2017
Sen. Brian Dansel has accepted a position as a Special Assistant to the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture. Dansel has resigned his…

Thinning Proposed Around Communication Site on McClure


Jan 13, 2017
Emergency Communication is critical to the safety of first responders and the public.  Due to its strategic location, McClure…

Burn bans Issued in Okanogan, Ferry, Stevens and Pend Oreille counties


Jan 12, 2017
Worsening air quality conditions in North Central Washington are prompting Stage 1 burn bans to be issued for Okanogan, Ferry,…