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Snowpack Delays Road Openings and Firewood Season


Mar 30, 2018
We rely on National Forests for so much; clean air, water, jobs, food, wood and more.  Each year, thousands of people heat their…





DNR Eases Statewide Burn Ban


Sep 27, 2017
The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today announced that as the statewide burn ban on DNR-protected lands…

Woodcutting permits again available at Forest Service offices in Okanogan County


Sep 19, 2017
Due to the recent change in weather conditions, with colder nights and some precipitation, woodcutting restrictions will be…

DIAMOND CREEK FIRE EVACUATION LEVEL REDUCED:


Sep 19, 2017
Due to Diamond Creek's moderate fire behavior, cooler temperatures and fire line construction, the Level Two (2) Evacuation “Be…

Community Action Wants to Hear From You


Sep 14, 2017
Okanogan County Community Action Council recently released an on line survey allowing community members to voice their opinions…

Public Comments Sought on Okanogan County Comprehensive Plan


Sep 13, 2017
The Okanogan Board of County Commissioners invites the public to offer comments regarding potential revisions to the Okanogan…