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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…





Survey Seeks to Identify Attitudes and Perceptions about Teens, Alcohol, Marijuana and More


Oct 04, 2014
As an ongoing effort to identify community attitudes and perceptions about underage alcohol, marijuana, and prescription drug…

Keller Ferry out of service for repairs this weekend


Oct 03, 2014
Weekend drivers who planned on using the Keller Ferry to cross the Columbia River via State Route 21 will need to find another…

Republic Police Department Establishes Rx Drug Take-Back Policy


Oct 02, 2014
Republic Police Chief Jan Lewis has crafted a new standard operating procedure to accept prescription drugs that community…

DNR lifts statewide burn ban


Sep 25, 2014
The Washington State Department of Natural Resources today announced that the statewide burn ban on DNR-protected lands has been…

All Campfire Bans Lifted on the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest


Sep 25, 2014
“The various campfire bans that have been in effect in the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest were lifted early this morning,”…