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Some Forest Lands in Okanogan County Remain Closed


Aug 28, 2014
With Labor Day Weekend fast approaching, there are key pieces of information that will be useful to those planning trips to…





Officials Expect Containment Today on Washington Flats Fire

By NCBI
Aug 23, 2011
Firefighters expect to contain the Washington Flats fire today. The fire has now burned 1,100 acres northwest of Grand…

Washington Flats Fire Burning Near Coulee Dam

By NCBI
Aug 22, 2011
Helicopter dipping water out of the Columbia River to douse the flames of the Washington Flats fire.…

Weekday Closure at Washington Pass While Overlook Trail is Paved

By NCBI
Aug 19, 2011
Washington Pass parking area and overlook trail will be closed weekdays beginning Monday morning, August 22, 2011. The…

Ecology starts review of Pateros shoreline program update

By NCBI
Aug 19, 2011
The Department of Ecology is asking for public comment on the city of Pateros's new master program for its two-and-a-half…

F&W Commission amends cougar hunting regulations

By NCBI
Aug 19, 2011
The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission approved amendments to cougar hunting regulations today. The commission…