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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…





Judge Halts Vacation of Three Devils Road


Jun 10, 2015
Okanogan County Superior Court Judge Chris Culp signed a writ prohibiting vacation of three miles of Three Devils Road on…

Emphasis Patrols Lead to MIP in Omak


Jun 10, 2015
In their ongoing effort to enforce underage drinking laws, the Omak Police Department was conducting an emphasis patrol on June…

Commissioner’s Vacate Three Devils Road in 2-1 Vote


Jun 04, 2015
Although the Okanogan County hearing examiner recommended that the primitive road that leads over the ridge from the Chiliwist…

Thunder Creek Fire Closes Some Trails


Jun 03, 2015
Lightning started a fire approximately eight miles up the Thunder Creek drainage from the Colonial Creek campground in North…

Work Begins on Structures to Protect Life and Property from Threat of Flash Floods and Debris Flows


Jun 03, 2015
The Okanogan Conservation District is extremely pleased to announce that Allemandi Construction Inc., along with McMillan…