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Diamond Creek Fire Closure To Remain In Place


Oct 04, 2017
While Diamond Creek Fire is not out, the potential for significant perimeter growth is limited.  Future written updates will…





Spring Prescribed Burning Planned In Okanogan County


Mar 20, 2015
Spring burning conditions for National Forest Lands in Okanogan County are being evaluated.  Prescribed Fire Specialists think…

SEX OFFENDER SENTENCED TO PRISON FOR FAILURE TO REGISTER

OCSO Press Release


Mar 20, 2015
On 11/24/14 Warren Eugene McCrea, 27 of Nespelem,  was taken into custody on an outstanding felony warrant for failure to…

Raising the water level in Lake Osoyoos for spring


Mar 18, 2015
Dam operators are raising the water level in Lake Osoyoos as spring weather advances in Washington state and the greater…

Sheriff’s Office Offering Firearms Classes


Mar 17, 2015
Citizen firearm classes are offered to the public by the Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office at their top of line facility in…

NINE ARRESTED IN DRUG BUSTS


Mar 16, 2015
Last Thursday, the North Central Washington Narcotics Task Force along with  numerous local law enforcement agencies arrested…