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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…





Agencies Warn of Extreme Fire Danger


Aug 02, 2013
With fire danger continuing to increase across Washington, officials from four state agencies today urged residents to recognize…

Lightning Storm Sparks Dozens of Wildfires

Okanogan Country Radio


Aug 02, 2013
A storm system that moved through North Central Washington wreaked havoc in Okanogan County on Thursday.  Lightning strikes…

Colville Tribal Headquarters Building Lost To Fire

Press Release


Jul 29, 2013
Fire claimed the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation’s Headquarters located at the Colville Indian Agency early…

Forest Roads West of Conconully Temporarily Closed for Repair


Jul 27, 2013
Forest road 3800, west of Conconully Washington, will be closed for repair work August 5th through August 16th.  3800 is the…

Power restored in Winthrop, Twisp after wildfire

Associated Press


Jul 16, 2013
A spokesman for the Okanogan Public Utility District says power has been restored in Winthrop and Twisp. The north central…