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Snowpack Delays Road Openings and Firewood Season


Mar 30, 2018
We rely on National Forests for so much; clean air, water, jobs, food, wood and more.  Each year, thousands of people heat their…





Washington added jobs again in April

By NCBI
May 18, 2011
Washington added an estimated 5,800 jobs last month, while the unemployment rate dipped from 9.2 to 9.1 percent. Since…

Labor secretary to speak to Bridgeport HS grads

By Associated Press
May 13, 2011
The cabinet secretary who will speak at the Bridgeport High School commencement ceremony is Secretary of Labor Hilda…

County Without Clerk

By NCBI
May 11, 2011
Okanogan County finds itself in "a big mess," according to Okanogan County Superior Court Judge Jack Burchard. It also…

President Obama bypasses Bridgeport for speech

By Associated Press
May 10, 2011
President Barack Obama won't be giving the commencement address at a tiny Washington state high school, but Gov. Chris…

Wolves remain protected in Washington state

By NCBI
May 06, 2011
Although wolves have been removed from federal Endangered Species Act protection in the eastern third of Washington…