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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…





Woodcutting permits again available at Forest Service offices in Okanogan County


Sep 19, 2017
Due to the recent change in weather conditions, with colder nights and some precipitation, woodcutting restrictions will be…

DIAMOND CREEK FIRE EVACUATION LEVEL REDUCED:


Sep 19, 2017
Due to Diamond Creek's moderate fire behavior, cooler temperatures and fire line construction, the Level Two (2) Evacuation “Be…

Community Action Wants to Hear From You


Sep 14, 2017
Okanogan County Community Action Council recently released an on line survey allowing community members to voice their opinions…

Public Comments Sought on Okanogan County Comprehensive Plan


Sep 13, 2017
The Okanogan Board of County Commissioners invites the public to offer comments regarding potential revisions to the Okanogan…

House Fire Spreads to Brush, Threatening 10 Homes Near Oroville


Sep 13, 2017
A wildfire burning north east of Oroville has grown to over 32 acres as of this morning. Okanogan County Emergency Manager,…