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Large Smoke Plume Over the Okanogan Coming From Wolverine Fire


Aug 01, 2015
The Wolverine fire was very active overnight and into this morning, growing to approximately 4,000 acres.  Late afternoon…





Fire District 6 plans “Jaws of Life” demonstration for July 4


Jun 24, 2013
Okanogan County Fire District 6 (Fire District 6) volunteers will demonstrate their new   vehicle extraction tools on July 4 in…

No Injuries in Vehicle Fire on Harts Pass


Jun 20, 2013
No injuries were reported associated with Tuesday’s vehicle fire on Harts Pass Road, northwest of Winthrop, Washington.  The…

May unemployment rate drops to 6.8 percent


Jun 19, 2013
Washington’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped to an estimated 6.8 percent in May, the first time under 7 percent…

Fishing Day Celebration at Bonaparte Lake


Jun 12, 2013
Come Fish with us! Kids everywhere are invited to participate in Tonasket Ranger District’s 18th annual Fish Day Celebration…

Mudding On National Forest Is Illegal

USFS Press Release


Jun 07, 2013
Mudders, take note: It is against the law to tear up forest roads and meadows for the fun of it, and the legal and financial…