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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,…





Campfire Restrictions Reduced


Sep 16, 2015
Campfire Restrictions ReducedSeptember 16, 2015 — 3:45 p.m.  Wenatchee, WA—Starting September 18, campfire restrictions will be…

Community Forum on Thinning National Forest & Private


Sep 11, 2015
The North Central Washington Forest Health Collaborative (NCWFHC) and the National Forest Foundation (NFF) is jointly sponsoring…

Cougar Sighted in Okanogan


Sep 11, 2015
The Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife has recently received several reports of a cougar in the area of Okanogan. …

Fire Relief Loan Program


Sep 08, 2015
North Cascades Bank has established a special Fire Relief Loan Program.  This loan program is designed to get money quickly and…

Cougar Sighted in Okanogan


Sep 08, 2015
WDFW Police received a sighting of a small cougar at South 5th Ave on September 08, 2015.  Though it is extremely rare for a…