Local News

DNR lifts statewide burn ban


Sep 25, 2014
The Washington State Department of Natural Resources today announced that the statewide burn ban on DNR-protected lands has been…





Carlton Complex Fire Recovery Workshop


Aug 06, 2014
Okanogan Conservation District is holding a fire recovery workshop on Saturday August 16 from 9 am-12 pm. The workshop will be…

Fire Updates for Wednesday Aug 6


Aug 06, 2014
Carlton Complex Update  - August 6, 2014         8:00 a.m. Yesterday Rising Eagle Road Fire:  Crews continued to patrol and…

New Lightning Fires Burning in the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest


Aug 05, 2014
Weekend lightning storms ignited over 25 fires in the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest.  Most of these fires were small, less…

911 Service Outtage in Methow Valley


Aug 04, 2014
Landline telephone and 911 service is not working from the Carlton area north isolating the Upper Methow Valley including Twisp,…

Fishing opens on Salmon Creek


Aug 04, 2014
Action: Opens Salmon Creek to fishing.   Effective dates: Aug. 2 through Oct. 31, 2014. Species affected:  Smallmouth bass,…