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Firefighters Continue Battle Lightning Strike Fires


Jul 21, 2015
Tonasket Ranger District’s firefighters continue to respond to fires caused by Sunday night’s lightning. Almost 150 lightning…





Tribes Get Law Enforcement Contract from Reclamation


Mar 28, 2014
The Colville Confederated Tribes was awarded a contract to provide security and law-enforcement services for federal Bureau of…

Governor signs Hawkins’ government transparency bill


Mar 28, 2014
A bill authored by Rep. Brad Hawkins that requires public agencies to post their meeting agendas online at least 24 hours in…

Steelhead fishing to close on upper Columbia River and tributaries


Mar 25, 2014
Actions: Close the Columbia River and tributaries above Rock Island Dam to fishing for steelhead. Species affected: Steelhead.…

Calibration Class Coming in April


Mar 25, 2014
The Okanogan County Noxious Weed Control Board will be holding a Calibration Class for backpack sprayers and ATV’s on Thursday,…

Russell Stamps hired as Division Chief for Okanogan County Fire District 6


Mar 24, 2014
A 27-year veteran of the fire service has been hired as Division Chief for Okanogan County Fire District 6. Russell “Rusty”…