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Comment and Open House Announced for US Navy Electronic Exercise Special Use Permit


Oct 16, 2014
The U.S. Navy has applied for a special use permit on the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest to perform training exercises with…





Burn bans in Chelan, Douglas and Okanogan counties to be lifted Saturday

By NCBI
Jan 18, 2013
The state Department of Ecology will lift the Stage I burn ban in Chelan, Douglas and Okanogan counties beginning at 8…

Ecology issues burn ban in Okanogan county

By NCBI
Jan 15, 2013
The Washington Department of Ecology has issued Stage 1 burn bans in Kittitas, Chelan, Douglas and Okanogan counties. The…

U.S., Canada, Washington State agree to new cross-border lake operations

By NCBI
Jan 14, 2013
U.S. and Canadian authorities have reached an agreement with the state of Washington to renew and update joint operations…

Cougar hunting seasons to close Jan. 15 in several areas of the state

By NCBI
Jan 13, 2013
Cougar hunts in several areas of the state will close at 12:01 a.m. Jan. 15 after harvest guidelines for the animals were…

Omak Man Sentenced to Prison for Domestic Violence on the Reservation

By NCBI
Jan 11, 2013
A 21-year-old Omak man was sentenced Thursday to nine years in federal prison for two domestic violence related crimes on…