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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…





Power restored in Winthrop, Twisp after wildfire

Associated Press


Jul 16, 2013
A spokesman for the Okanogan Public Utility District says power has been restored in Winthrop and Twisp. The north central…

Some Firefighters Are Being Released From Sun Mountain Fire


Jul 16, 2013
The Entiat Hotshot Crew will be flown out of the Sun Mountain Fire at the end of their shift tonight.  They will be returning…

Wilderness Fire Grows to Ten Acres


Jul 11, 2013
This afternoon’s gusty winds pushed the Sun Mountain fire to about 10 acres in size. The fire is burning in the Lake Chelan…

Okanogan County limited-entry deer hunt applications due Aug. 14


Jul 10, 2013
Hunters have until Aug. 14 at midnight to apply for an opportunity to hunt deer this fall on the 6,000-acre Charles and Mary…

Wilderness Fire Southwest of Winthrop Washington


Jul 10, 2013
A small, two acre, fire is burning southwest of Winthrop Washington in the Lake Chelan Sawtooth Wilderness. Sun Mountain fire…