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Firefighters Continue Battle Lightning Strike Fires


Jul 21, 2015
Tonasket Ranger District’s firefighters continue to respond to fires caused by Sunday night’s lightning. Almost 150 lightning…





Grand opening of Hazel Allen Burnett Hall at WVC at Omak May 1


Apr 22, 2015
The community is invited to the grand opening of Hazel Allen Burnett Hall on Friday, May 1, from 1 to 4 p.m. on the Wenatchee…

Containment Expected this Afternoon on Small BLM Fire Near Canadian Border


Apr 21, 2015
Firefighters expect to reach containment this afternoon on the US portion of the small fire at the United States-Canadian Border…

Recovery effort in urgent need of volunteer housing


Apr 21, 2015
The Carlton Complex Long Term Recovery Group is in desperate need of housing for volunteer groups coming to assist in the…

Firefighters Respond to Small BLM Fire Near Canadian Border


Apr 20, 2015
Firefighters are working to contain a two acre fire on the United States-Canadian Border north of Chopaka Mountain.  The fire,…

Governor Inslee adds Okanogan County to Drought Declaration


Apr 17, 2015
On Friday, Governor Jay Inslee declared a drought in 13 river basins in Washington state, including the Okanogan River. The…