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Three opportunities to attend “Protect Your Water Rights” workshop

Mar 12, 2018
Okanogan Conservation District, in partnership with Washington Water Trust, Okanogan Land Trust, and Trout Unlimited, will…

Heavy rains in fire area collapse dams

Aug 22, 2014
Heavy rains overnight collapsed two of four public and private dams holding water in the Wenner lakes on Benson Creek six miles…

Mudslides close roads, destroy homes

Associated Press

Aug 22, 2014
  Mudslides and flash floods triggered by heavy rain falling on wildfire-scarred areas of Okanogan and Methow Valleys damaged…

Recent Lightning Caused Fires in Okanogan County

Aug 21, 2014
Tuesday, firefighters from Tonasket Ranger District responded to small fires that resulted from Monday night’s lightning storm. …

Wood Chips Available

Aug 20, 2014
A pile of wood chips resulting from suppression activities on recent fires in the Methow Valley Ranger District is being made…


Aug 20, 2014
  Three people were arrested on drug charges Tuesday following an eight month investigation into the distribution of…