Local News

North Fork Salmon Creek Road Closed due to Debris Slide


May 05, 2017
Several campers were temporarily stranded when a mud and debris slump caused by rains from Thursday night’s thunder storm…





Stage 1 burn ban called for Methow Valley


Jan 27, 2017
Poor air quality is prompting a Stage 1 burn ban in communities along the Methow River Valley, including Pateros, Methow,…

Dansel resigns Senate seat to join Trump administration


Jan 25, 2017
Sen. Brian Dansel has accepted a position as a Special Assistant to the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture. Dansel has resigned his…

Thinning Proposed Around Communication Site on McClure


Jan 13, 2017
Emergency Communication is critical to the safety of first responders and the public.  Due to its strategic location, McClure…

Burn bans Issued in Okanogan, Ferry, Stevens and Pend Oreille counties


Jan 12, 2017
Worsening air quality conditions in North Central Washington are prompting Stage 1 burn bans to be issued for Okanogan, Ferry,…

Public Invited to Open Houses on Proposed Alternatives for Grizzly Bear Restoration in North Cascades


Jan 12, 2017
  Federal officials want to restore Grizzly bears to the North Cascades, and on Thursday released a draft plan with four…