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Snowpack Delays Road Openings and Firewood Season


Mar 30, 2018
We rely on National Forests for so much; clean air, water, jobs, food, wood and more.  Each year, thousands of people heat their…





Stage 1 burn ban called for Okanogan County


Jan 12, 2015
A Stage 1 burn ban in Okanogan County begins at 4 p.m. today (Jan. 12) and continues at least through 10 a.m. Thursday (Jan.…

Riverside man injured in one vechicle accident early Sunday


Jan 12, 2015
A 32-year-old Riverside man was injured early Sunday when his car drove off the Conconully Highway about seven miles north…

Fire Destroys Six Apartments in Omak


Jan 08, 2015
photo by Jill Gardinier A fire occurred at Pioneer Garden Apartments in Omak overnight damaging six apartments. At 12:06 AM…

Cross Country Ski Trail Closed For Timber Haul


Jan 07, 2015
Cross country ski trail #10 in the South Summit Nordic Ski Area, will be plowed soon to allow for hauling timber salvaged after…

Comments Sought on Proposed Activities in the South Summit Forest and Fuels II Project Area


Jan 07, 2015
The Forest Service is seeking input and comments on proposed management activities in the South Summit II Forest and Fuels…