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Chip Seal Work in Methow, Omak and Nespelem Areas


Aug 27, 2016
Okanogan County Department of Public Works Road Crews will be performing Chip Seal work in the Methow, Omak and Nespelem areas. …





Many Forest Areas, Recreation Sites to Reopen Sunday on Methow Valley and Tonasket Ranger Districts


Aug 16, 2014
As of Sunday, August 17, Methow Valley and Tonasket Ranger Districts on the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest are opening many…

OCHS Hosting Presentations on Seagoing Cowboys


Aug 15, 2014
The Okanogan County Historical Society is sponsoring three presentations on a group called the Seagoing Cowboys who volunteered…

TWO MORE ARSON ARRESTS FOR STARTING BACK BURNS


Aug 13, 2014
    Last month, a 63-year-old Twisp man was arrested and booked for first degree Arson for lighting a back burn fire near 190…

Devil’s Elbow Fire holds against wind storm


Aug 13, 2014
Sixty mile-per-hour winds tested the containment lines firefighters have been building and expanding for a week around the…

DNR bans all outdoor burning


Aug 12, 2014
With dangerously hot and dry weather driving fire danger to a new high, the Washington State Department of Natural Resources is…