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Burn bans Issued in Okanogan, Ferry, Stevens and Pend Oreille counties


Jan 12, 2017
Worsening air quality conditions in North Central Washington are prompting Stage 1 burn bans to be issued for Okanogan, Ferry,…





Resource Guide Available for Natural Resource and Agriculture Recovery from Carlton Complex


Aug 27, 2014
Okanogan Conservation District, working in partnership with over two dozen natural resource agencies and organizations, has…

Public Works Repairing Roads Following Thursday's Storm


Aug 25, 2014
Okanogan County Department of Public Works Road Crews will be performing road repairs along Old 97 and Chiliwist Road in the…

Heavy rains in fire area collapse dams


Aug 22, 2014
Heavy rains overnight collapsed two of four public and private dams holding water in the Wenner lakes on Benson Creek six miles…

Mudslides close roads, destroy homes

Associated Press


Aug 22, 2014
  Mudslides and flash floods triggered by heavy rain falling on wildfire-scarred areas of Okanogan and Methow Valleys damaged…

Recent Lightning Caused Fires in Okanogan County


Aug 21, 2014
Tuesday, firefighters from Tonasket Ranger District responded to small fires that resulted from Monday night’s lightning storm. …