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Hard-fought Hirst compromise reached for rural Washington


Jan 19, 2018
After nearly a year of negotiations, Sen. Judy Warnick, former chair of the Senate’s water-related committee and lead negotiator…





Firewise Workshop September 24th in the Winthrop/Twisp area


Sep 13, 2016
Okanogan Conservation District, in partnership with Washington Department of Natural Resources (DNR), and Okanogan County Fire…

Comment on Brewster’s updated shoreline plan


Sep 09, 2016
A comprehensive update to regulations designed to preserve and protect shorelines within the city of Brewster is open for…

West Nile Virus in Okanogan County


Sep 07, 2016
In the past week, Okanogan County Public Health has received reports of three horses diagnosed with West Nile Virus in Okanogan…

Chip Seal Work in Methow, Omak and Nespelem Areas


Aug 27, 2016
Okanogan County Department of Public Works Road Crews will be performing Chip Seal work in the Methow, Omak and Nespelem areas. …

Pickens North Fire 600 Acres


Aug 25, 2016
Fire Crews have a line around nearly all of the Pickens North Fire today.  Okanogan County Emergency Manager Maurice Goodall…