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DNR lifts statewide burn ban


Sep 25, 2014
The Washington State Department of Natural Resources today announced that the statewide burn ban on DNR-protected lands has been…





Detour for Buck Mountain Bike Trail

By NCBI
May 21, 2012
Buck Mountain Bike Trail, a popular trail in the Cub Creek area northwest of Winthrop Washington, will be detoured this…

Levy postponed for Okanogan County Fire District 6

By NCBI
May 21, 2012
Okanogan County Fire District 6 has decided not to place a levy on the election ballot this year to build a new fire…

Wanted: Ecology Will pay cash for dirty woodstoves

By NCBI
May 18, 2012
Got an old dirty woodstove and live in the Methow Valley? In a pilot effort to help improve air quality,…

Spring Prescribed Burning Continues on Methow Valley Ranger District

By NCBI
May 17, 2012
Forest Service firefighters plan to complete a prescribed burn in the Eightmile Creek drainage, about 12 miles northwest…

North Cascades Highway reopened today at noon

By NCBI
May 10, 2012
It took a full seven weeks to find the North Cascades Highway beneath what, in places, added up to 60 feet of snow. Crews…