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Comment and Open House Announced for US Navy Electronic Exercise Special Use Permit


Oct 16, 2014
The U.S. Navy has applied for a special use permit on the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest to perform training exercises with…





Quick Thinking Store Employee Foils Alcohol Theft by Minors


Jul 16, 2014
On Sunday evening, a Safeway employee reported a possible alcohol theft.  Two juvenile males were seen running out of the store…

Fire danger rating increases to high in Ferry and parts of Stevens counties


Jul 16, 2014
The Washington State Department of Natural Resources announced the following changes in the fire danger rating and burn…

Monday’s Lightning Storm Starts New Fires


Jul 15, 2014
The passage of an afternoon thunderstorm on Monday led to many lightning strikes across the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest…

Campfire Restrictions Increase in Okanogan County


Jul 14, 2014
The Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest expanded previous campfire restrictions because of high fire danger in Okanogan and…

SEARCH FOR DROWNING VICTIM ENTERS FOURTH DAY


Jul 14, 2014
Authorities are entering their fourth day in search of an Oroville man who fell into Palmer Lake on Friday and is presumed…