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Burn ban extended to Tuesday


Dec 05, 2014
The Stage 1 burn ban in Chelan, Douglas, Kittitas, Klickitat, and Okanogan counties has been extended until Tuesday because air…





Lawmaker's Plan Would Raid 911 Funds

By NCBI
Apr 17, 2013
911 operators say state budget talks are taking a devastating turn as lawmakers look to raid a fund that was set up to…

SR 20 North Cascades Highway reopened at 1 p.m.

By NCBI
Apr 16, 2013
Lighter snowfall this past winter helped crews reopen the North Cascades Highway today, April 16, almost a month earlier…

Officials Move Up Opening of North Cascades Highway

By NCBI
Apr 15, 2013
Department of Transportation officials have moved up the reopening date for the North Cascades Highway. They say barring…

County Will Sell Surplus Lands

By NCBI
Apr 10, 2013
The Board of Commissioners has determined that six surplus Real Estate Parcels will be sold by the Okanogan County…

Forest Service Preparing for Upcoming Morel Mushroom Harvesting Season

By NCBI
Apr 04, 2013
Forest Service officials expect large numbers of commercial morel mushroom pickers in areas of the Okanogan-Wenatchee…