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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…

Governor proclaims state of emergency in Okanogan County

Aug 28, 2014
Gov. Jay Inslee has signed a proclamation declaring a state of emergency for Okanogan County following severe rainstorms earlier…

Resource Guide Available for Natural Resource and Agriculture Recovery from Carlton Complex

Aug 27, 2014
Okanogan Conservation District, working in partnership with over two dozen natural resource agencies and organizations, has…

Public Works Repairing Roads Following Thursday's Storm

Aug 25, 2014
Okanogan County Department of Public Works Road Crews will be performing road repairs along Old 97 and Chiliwist Road in the…

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…