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Shoreline Campers Visiting Lake Roosevelt Advised of Rising Water Levels


Jun 30, 2015
The Bureau of Reclamation is alerting visitors planning to camp along the Lake Roosevelt shoreline over the July 4 weekend to be…





Commissioners Lift Burn Ban


Sep 25, 2013
On Tuesday, the Okanogan County Commissioners lifted the burn ban for the county citing recent rainfall and cooler weather. …

Review of Buckhorn mine water quality permit begins


Sep 20, 2013
A draft renewal to the wastewater discharge permit at the Buckhorn Mountain Mine is available for review and comment from the…

As Fire Season Winds Down, Ramp Up Your Fire IQ : Attend a Firewise Workshop September 28 in Winthrop.


Sep 20, 2013
Okanogan Conservation District is holding its final Firewise workshop of the season in Winthrop on Saturday, September 28 from…

General campfire ban lifted for state parks


Sep 19, 2013
The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission announces the end of a general campfire ban in state parks east of the…

TWO ARRESTED FOR THEFT OF A FIREARM


Sep 18, 2013
An Okanogan teen was arrested Tuesday for allegedly stealing a pistol. Okanogan County Sheriff Frank Rogers said around 9:50…