Local News

Stage 1 burn ban called for Okanogan County


Nov 09, 2018
A ban on outdoor burning and the use of uncertified stoves and fireplaces begins at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 10, in Okanogan…





USFW Supervisor Forced to Remind Employees That Human Safety Comes First


Aug 29, 2018
In the wake of a July 12th incident in Okanogan County where a 25-year-old Forest Service employee was treed by wolves, and…

Okanogan County physician suspended; charges say he is unable to practice with reasonable skill and safety

Press Release


Aug 25, 2018
The Washington Medical Commission has immediately suspended the medical license of physician William L. Dienst, Jr.,…

Extreme fire danger across Forest; additional fire restrictions in effect


Aug 21, 2018
Wenatchee, WA (August 21, 2018)- Due to extreme fire danger the entire Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest,…

Crater Creek Trailhead reopened


Aug 15, 2018
Hikers and horseback riders who enjoy the Crater Creek trailhead will be able to utilize that site for the next several weeks…

Crescent Mountain Fire Update 8-15


Aug 15, 2018
Crescent Mountain Fire August 15, 2018 @ 8:00 a.m. A public meeting will be held on Thursday, August 16 at…