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Burn ban extended for three counties in Eastern Washington


Nov 17, 2014
The Washington Department of Ecology is extending a Stage 1 burn ban in Franklin, Okanogan and Walla Walla counties to 10 a.m.,…





Legislature passes measure to give counties a heads-up about water-right transfers

By NCBI
Apr 06, 2011
Today the state House of Representatives unanimously passed Senate Bill 5555, a measure introduced by Sen. Linda Evans…

Spring Burning Plans for Tonasket Ranger District

By NCBI
Apr 04, 2011
Spring burning conditions are being evaluated by the Tonasket Ranger District. Specialist are monitoring fuel moisture of…

Studded tire deadline extended another week

By NCBI
Apr 04, 2011
State officials have extended the studded tire deadline one week for the second time this year. Drivers must now remove…

Clearing the North Cascades Highway starts April 11

By NCBI
Mar 31, 2011
It's shaping up to be the latest reopening in 20 years for the North Cascades Highway. Up to 15 feet of snow has fallen…

Ecology and Methow Valley Irrigation District settle lawsuits

By NCBI
Mar 28, 2011
The Washington Department of Ecology and the Methow Valley Irrigation District (MVID) have signed an agreement that…