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Diamond Creek Fire Closure To Remain In Place


Oct 04, 2017
While Diamond Creek Fire is not out, the potential for significant perimeter growth is limited.  Future written updates will…





Emergency Weight Restrictions Going Into Effect


Jan 21, 2014
Okanogan County Department of Public Works will be KEEPING Emergency Weight Restrictions on the following County roads as of…

David Niessner named general manager of Omak Wood Products


Jan 17, 2014
New Wood Resources announced today that David Niessner has joined the company as general manager of Omak Wood Products in Omak,…

WDFW seeks comments on land acquisition proposals


Jan 13, 2014
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is inviting public comment through Jan. 31 on current proposals to acquire…

File hunting reports by Jan. 10 to qualify for permit drawing


Jan 03, 2014
Hunters have a chance to win one of nine 2014 special hunting permits if they report this year’s hunting activities for black…

False Kidnapping Report Lands Fake Victim in Jail


Dec 27, 2013
A fake story about being robbed at gun point outside of a local bank landed a 62-year-old Okanogan woman in the Okanogan County…