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Brett Read Burn Recovery Fund


Aug 15, 2018
Local volunteer firefighter Brett Read was severely burned while fighting the Grass Valley Fire in Douglas County on August 11,…





Burn Ban Lifted in Okanogan County


Oct 16, 2017
Okanogan County Commissioners decided to lift the Okanogan County Burn Ban with the recommendation from the District Fire Chiefs…

West Nile Suspected in Okanogan County


Oct 12, 2017
UPDATED: Testing has now confirmed that the Okanogan County resident does indeed have West Nile Virus from exposure to infected…

Fall Firewood Gathering Opportunities in Okanogan County


Oct 06, 2017
Hillsides painted with vibrant colors and cool crisp morning air scenting faintly of woodsmoke herald the autumn season in…

Public scoping open for Methow Headwater Mineral Withdrawal Forest Service analysis


Oct 05, 2017
Starting October 5th, the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest will be accepting public comments on the scoping phase of an…

Diamond Creek Fire Closure To Remain In Place


Oct 04, 2017
While Diamond Creek Fire is not out, the potential for significant perimeter growth is limited.  Future written updates will…