Local News

Forecasted winter weather brings temporary closure of SR 20 North Cascades Highway


Nov 02, 2017
For the second time during this snowy fall, State Route 20/North Cascades Highway will temporarily close for the safety of crews…





Community Foundation of NCW Establishes Fire Relief Fund


Jul 18, 2014
The Community Foundation of NCW has established a Fire Relief Fund to assist those who have been affected by the devastating…

Afternoon Fire Update


Jul 18, 2014
Level 3 Evacuations are now in effect for B&O Road in Malott. ***Red Cross Shelters for evacuees include: ? Omak…

HWY 97 Closed Due to Fire


Jul 17, 2014
Highway 97 has been closed from MP 257 to Pateros due to fire activity. The Sheriff's Office says the fire is very close to the…

Road Closure Update From Public Works


Jul 17, 2014
Currently Public Works has all or part of the following roads closed due to the fires in the Methow:   Stokes Road Gold Creek…

Campfires Banned in Okanogan-Wenatchee NF


Jul 17, 2014
Continuing hot, dry weather, worsening fire hazard, and scarcity of firefighting resources due to current large fires burning in…