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Omak schools scrubbing the air


Aug 26, 2015
In light of the poor air quality we are experiencing now and possibly well into the future, the Omak School District is taking…





Multiple Fires Burning in the Methow Valley


Aug 14, 2015
Dry, windy conditions allowed several fires on the Methow Valley Ranger District to grow substantially Friday. Evacuations were…

FEMA provides federal funds to help fight Nine Mile Fire


Aug 14, 2015
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to help with firefighting costs for the…

Harts Pass Road Closed Due to Wildfire


Aug 14, 2015
Crews responded to fires from lightning Wednesday and again Friday morning. The Tatie Peak Fire is burning in moderate fuel in…

Okanogan Man Sentenced to Federal Prison for Child Porn


Aug 13, 2015
Randy Zacherle, age 55, of Okanogan, was sentenced Thursday to ten years in federal prison  after having previously been…

Two New Lightning-Caused Fires in the Methow Valley


Aug 13, 2015
Lightning late Wednesday night ignited two fires on the Methow Valley Ranger District in the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest.…