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North Cascades Highway closes for the winter


Nov 24, 2014
The latest blast of wintery weather on State Route 20, the North Cascades Highway, will keep it closed until next spring. The…





OWNER OF DEAD ANIMALS ARRESTED

By NCBI
Feb 08, 2013
Sheriff's Deputies arrested 50-year-old Lisa M. Smith of Omak Wednesday on six counts of Animal Cruelty in First Degree…

Cause of Goat Fire Determined

By NCBI
Feb 06, 2013
Last September's Goat Fire was caused by people shooting at exploding targets, according to fire investigators for the…

Stage 1 burn ban extended in Okanogan County

By NCBI
Feb 04, 2013
A Stage 1 burn ban has been extended until 10 a.m. Tuesday in Okanogan County, as air quality is unlikely to improve very…

Community Invited to Comment on Larger Fire Station

By NCBI
Feb 01, 2013
Okanogan County Fire District 6 invites the public to the next meeting of the Board of Fire Commissioners on Monday,…

Officials Raise Reward in Deer Poaching Case

By NCBI
Feb 01, 2013
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife has increased the reward for information leading to the arrest of the…