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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…

Red Cross issues an emergency call for blood and platelet donations during severe winter blood shortage

Jan 04, 2017
The American Red Cross has a severe winter blood shortage and is issuing an emergency call for blood and platelet donors to make…

Stage 1 burn ban extended for Okanogan County

Dec 23, 2016
The Stage 1 burn ban in Okanogan County is being extended through noon, Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2016, because air quality is not…


by Christians in Action President Kathleen Christensen

Dec 22, 2016
With great disappointment, Christians In Action announces the expiration of its FCC License to operate the KMBI 103.9FM…

Stage 1 burn ban called for Okanogan County

Dec 21, 2016
A Stage 1 burn ban in Okanogan County begins at 4 p.m. today (Dec. 21) and continues through at least 4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 23,…

Lab Changes Coming in January

Dec 19, 2016
As of January 1, 2017 the Okanogan County Public Health Water Laboratory will only accept nitrate samples on Mondays, Tuesdays…