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Some Forest Lands in Okanogan County Remain Closed


Aug 28, 2014
With Labor Day Weekend fast approaching, there are key pieces of information that will be useful to those planning trips to…





FORMER POLICE OFFICER ARRESTED FOR CHILD MOLESTATION


Aug 19, 2014
  A former Coulee Dam Police Officer was arrested Friday on suspicion of Child Molestation. Thirty-five your old Joshua M.…

TONASKET MAN KILLED IN ACCIDENT ON HWY 7


Aug 18, 2014
A Tonasket man was killed in a one vehicle accident early Saturday on Highway 7 near Oroville. Okanogan County Sheriff Frank…

Many Forest Areas, Recreation Sites to Reopen Sunday on Methow Valley and Tonasket Ranger Districts


Aug 16, 2014
As of Sunday, August 17, Methow Valley and Tonasket Ranger Districts on the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest are opening many…

OCHS Hosting Presentations on Seagoing Cowboys


Aug 15, 2014
The Okanogan County Historical Society is sponsoring three presentations on a group called the Seagoing Cowboys who volunteered…

TWO MORE ARSON ARRESTS FOR STARTING BACK BURNS


Aug 13, 2014
    Last month, a 63-year-old Twisp man was arrested and booked for first degree Arson for lighting a back burn fire near 190…