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Firefighters Continue Battle Lightning Strike Fires


Jul 21, 2015
Tonasket Ranger District’s firefighters continue to respond to fires caused by Sunday night’s lightning. Almost 150 lightning…





Forest Service to Invest in Fuels Reduction in Upper Methow


Jun 29, 2015
Nearly 2,400 acres of hazard fuel reduction work will take place over the next two years in the upper Methow River Drainage,…

Early water restrictions for eastern Washington irrigators


Jun 26, 2015
A dramatic drop in streamflows caused by drought has several hundred irrigators in north-central and eastern Washington facing…

Tribal Members pass marijuana referendum


Jun 26, 2015
The Colville Business Council’s Elections Committee certified referendum votes late last week indicating that the membership of…

Substance Abuse Lower Among Teens in Omak Schools


Jun 26, 2015
Due to multiple campaigns and strategies, Omak youth are reporting lower rates of substance abuse in the high school and middle…

Stronger than fire: Carlton Complex one-year anniversary events planned


Jun 26, 2015
The Carlton Complex Long Term Recovery Group (CCLTRG), the grassroots organization coordinating reconstruction efforts in the…