Local News

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…





Special 3-Day Filing Period


May 20, 2017
There will be a special 3 day filing period for offices that no one filed for during the regular filing period or offices with…

New Pond for Juvenile Coho


May 20, 2017
By the end of the 20th century, native coho salmon no longer occupied the mid- and upper-Columbia river basins. Columbia River…

Runoff raising Osoyoos Lake and nearby river flows


May 17, 2017
Water levels in Osoyoos Lake are rising as heavy snowpack in central British Columbia begins to melt. During the runoff season,…

Flooding Causes Road Closures


May 12, 2017
Okanogan County Department of Public Works is experiening water over roadways due to heavy rains and high mountain snow melt. …

Updated Road Closures


May 10, 2017
Okanogan County Department of Public Works will be updating Emergency Weight Restrictions on the following County roads as of…