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Firefighters Continue Battle Lightning Strike Fires


Jul 21, 2015
Tonasket Ranger District’s firefighters continue to respond to fires caused by Sunday night’s lightning. Almost 150 lightning…





Commissioners Issue Burn Ban


Jun 17, 2015
On Tuesday, the Okanogan County Commissioners issued a burn ban for Okanogan County.  Until further notice, outdoor burning of…

Wyman presents Okanogan County Deputy Auditor Jury with award


Jun 16, 2015
Secretary of State Kim Wyman presented Okanogan County Chief Deputy Auditor/Election Supervisor Mila Jury with a County…

DNR Issues Burn Ban for Eastern Washington


Jun 16, 2015
The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today announced there will be a burn ban starting June 17 on…

300 Acre Fire Burning Near Brewster


Jun 13, 2015
State fire assistance has been mobilized under the Washington State Fire Services Resource Mobilization Plan in support of local…

Army Corps lowering water level at Chief Joseph Dam


Jun 10, 2015
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is lowering the reservoir water level upstream of Chief Joseph Dam as low as 949 feet above…