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Snowpack Delays Road Openings and Firewood Season


Mar 30, 2018
We rely on National Forests for so much; clean air, water, jobs, food, wood and more.  Each year, thousands of people heat their…





Containment Expected this Afternoon on Small BLM Fire Near Canadian Border


Apr 21, 2015
Firefighters expect to reach containment this afternoon on the US portion of the small fire at the United States-Canadian Border…

Recovery effort in urgent need of volunteer housing


Apr 21, 2015
The Carlton Complex Long Term Recovery Group is in desperate need of housing for volunteer groups coming to assist in the…

Firefighters Respond to Small BLM Fire Near Canadian Border


Apr 20, 2015
Firefighters are working to contain a two acre fire on the United States-Canadian Border north of Chopaka Mountain.  The fire,…

Governor Inslee adds Okanogan County to Drought Declaration


Apr 17, 2015
On Friday, Governor Jay Inslee declared a drought in 13 river basins in Washington state, including the Okanogan River. The…

Plant Distribution Next Week


Apr 17, 2015
On Friday April 24th, the Okanogan Conservation District will be distributing the remaining plants that have been donated to…