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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…





Governor signs Hawkins’ government transparency bill


Mar 28, 2014
A bill authored by Rep. Brad Hawkins that requires public agencies to post their meeting agendas online at least 24 hours in…

Steelhead fishing to close on upper Columbia River and tributaries


Mar 25, 2014
Actions: Close the Columbia River and tributaries above Rock Island Dam to fishing for steelhead. Species affected: Steelhead.…

Calibration Class Coming in April


Mar 25, 2014
The Okanogan County Noxious Weed Control Board will be holding a Calibration Class for backpack sprayers and ATV’s on Thursday,…

Russell Stamps hired as Division Chief for Okanogan County Fire District 6


Mar 24, 2014
A 27-year veteran of the fire service has been hired as Division Chief for Okanogan County Fire District 6. Russell “Rusty”…

One more sign of spring: studded-tire deadline looms


Mar 19, 2014
The Washington State Department of Transportation reminds drivers to remove their studded tires by midnight, March 31. Unless…