Local News

North Cascades Highway closes for the winter


Nov 24, 2014
The latest blast of wintery weather on State Route 20, the North Cascades Highway, will keep it closed until next spring. The…





Keller Ferry out of service for repairs this weekend


Oct 03, 2014
Weekend drivers who planned on using the Keller Ferry to cross the Columbia River via State Route 21 will need to find another…

Republic Police Department Establishes Rx Drug Take-Back Policy


Oct 02, 2014
Republic Police Chief Jan Lewis has crafted a new standard operating procedure to accept prescription drugs that community…

DNR lifts statewide burn ban


Sep 25, 2014
The Washington State Department of Natural Resources today announced that the statewide burn ban on DNR-protected lands has been…

All Campfire Bans Lifted on the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest


Sep 25, 2014
“The various campfire bans that have been in effect in the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest were lifted early this morning,”…

Carlton Complex Fire: Public Meeting to Review Results of Burned Area Analysis


Sep 24, 2014
Okanogan Conservation District will present the results of the analysis conducted by the Interagency Burned Area Emergency…