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North Cascades Highway closes for the winter


Nov 24, 2014
The latest blast of wintery weather on State Route 20, the North Cascades Highway, will keep it closed until next spring. The…





Salmon Fire Grows to Over 1000 Acres

By NCBI
Aug 30, 2011
Fire officials say this morning that the Salmon Fire has grown to over 1000 acres in size. Okanogan County Emergency…

Level 2 Evacuations Ordered in Salmon Fire

By NCBI
Aug 30, 2011
As of 3:30 pm Today, Tuesday September 30th The Salmon Creek Fire is still estimated to be roughly 1100 acres.…

Fire Crews Working to Contain a Blaze in the Salmon Creek Drainage.

By NCBI
Aug 29, 2011
Fire Burning in Salmon Creek. Photo courtesy of John Andrist. Fire crews responded around…

Salmon Creek Fire Update

By NCBI
Aug 29, 2011
Flames visible from across the valley in the Salmon Creek fire. Photo courtesy John Andrist.…

Multi Vehicle Accident Sends Three to Hospital

By NCBI
Aug 26, 2011
Three people were injured in a multiple car accident at the stoplight on Highway 97 at the south entrance to Omak…