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Burn ban extended for three counties in Eastern Washington


Nov 17, 2014
The Washington Department of Ecology is extending a Stage 1 burn ban in Franklin, Okanogan and Walla Walla counties to 10 a.m.,…





Fishing for steelhead, whitefish to close Dec. 1 on several rivers

By NCBI
Nov 30, 2012
Steelhead fisheries on the upper Columbia River will close one hour after sunset on Dec. 1 from Wells Dam to the Highway…

Recount Ordered in Okanogan Commissioner Race

By NCBI
Nov 28, 2012
Okanogan County elections department workers are preparing for a manual recount of ballots in the very tight race for…

North Cascades Highway closed by heavy snow

By Associated Press
Nov 20, 2012
The Washington Transportation Department closed the North Cascades Highway at noon Monday because of heavy snow and…

North Cascades Highway closed for winter

By NCBI
Nov 20, 2012
The gates are closed until spring on the North Cascades Highway. Nearly two feet of new snow and several snowslides,…

Recount Required in Commissioners Race

By NCBI
Nov 19, 2012
With all the ballots counted, over 17,000 of them, the race for the Okanogan County Commission District 2 is still a dead…