Local News

DNR bans outdoor burning east of the Cascades


Jun 30, 2016
The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today instituted a burn ban on DNR-protected lands in eastern…





Community Forum on Thinning National Forest & Private


Sep 11, 2015
The North Central Washington Forest Health Collaborative (NCWFHC) and the National Forest Foundation (NFF) is jointly sponsoring…

Cougar Sighted in Okanogan


Sep 11, 2015
The Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife has recently received several reports of a cougar in the area of Okanogan. …

Fire Relief Loan Program


Sep 08, 2015
North Cascades Bank has established a special Fire Relief Loan Program.  This loan program is designed to get money quickly and…

Cougar Sighted in Okanogan


Sep 08, 2015
WDFW Police received a sighting of a small cougar at South 5th Ave on September 08, 2015.  Though it is extremely rare for a…

Omak Schools Holding Curriculum Nights


Sep 08, 2015
The Omak School District will have multiple opportunities for families to tour buildings and get information on the curriculum…