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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…





Campfires Banned in Okanogan-Wenatchee NF


Jul 17, 2014
Continuing hot, dry weather, worsening fire hazard, and scarcity of firefighting resources due to current large fires burning in…

Additional Evacuations Ordered


Jul 17, 2014
Fire officials have just closed Indian Dan Canyon and Paradise Hill. Indian Dan Canyon and Paradise Hill are now on Level three…

Campfires prohibited in DNR campground at Rock Lake and Rock Creek


Jul 17, 2014
The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced today additional campfire restrictions in Okanogan County. …

Carlton Complex Fire Update


Jul 17, 2014
SR20 has been closed due to fire activity.  The closure goes from Loup Loup mile post marker 206 to mile post 15.  This is…

Carlton Complex Fire Causes Highway 153 Closure


Jul 16, 2014
The acreages in the Carlton Complex fires grew substantially Wednesday. Officials say the acreages for the Carlton Complex…