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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…





FATALITY MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT


Aug 11, 2016
A Tonasket woman was killed Wednesday night, when the motorcycle she was a passenger on struck a deer in the roadway. Okanogan…

Chip Seal Work Taking Place This Week


Aug 09, 2016
Okanogan County Department of Public Works Road Crews will be performing Chip Seal work in the Omak, Okanogan areas.  Operations…

Commissioner Pass Zone Code, Repeal Marijuana Moritorium


Jul 27, 2016
On Tuesday, the Okanogan County commissioners passed the first major update to the County’s zoning code in 38 years. The…

CANNER DIAL GAUGES TO BE TESTED


Jul 25, 2016
The USDA recommends that home canners have their pressure canner dial gauges checked each year to assure safety in home…

Lightning Storms Spark Fires


Jul 22, 2016
Lightning from last night’s storms ignited a small fire in the 8-Mile drainage north of Winthrop, Washington.  The half-acre…