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Large Smoke Plume Over the Okanogan Coming From Wolverine Fire


Aug 01, 2015
The Wolverine fire was very active overnight and into this morning, growing to approximately 4,000 acres.  Late afternoon…





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…

Campfire Restrictions for National Forest Lands in Okanogan County


Jun 26, 2015
Beginning Friday, June 26, campfire restrictions go into effect on National Forest Lands in Okanogan County.  Wood and charcoal…

No Fireworks on National Forest


Jun 25, 2015
The 4th of July holiday is always a favorite for those who like to visit the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest.  Ranger…

WATV Routes Opening June 26


Jun 25, 2015
Several routes for wheeled ATVs (WATVs) will open on June 26 across the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest. WATVs are different…