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Large Smoke Plume Over the Okanogan Coming From Wolverine Fire


Aug 01, 2015
The Wolverine fire was very active overnight and into this morning, growing to approximately 4,000 acres.  Late afternoon…





Forest Restoration Planned East of Twisp


Jul 20, 2015
More than 10,000 acres of forest restoration work will get underway following Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest Supervisor Mike…

Tribe Offers Reward in Vandalism Case


Jul 16, 2015
The Colville Confederated Tribes’ fishermen had a rude awakening on the morning of July 14 when they arrived to work at Mosquito…

Marking One Year Since Catastrophic Carlton Complex Fire, Newhouse Recognizes First Responders, Firefighters, Volunteers


Jul 15, 2015
Today, Rep. Dan Newhouse (R-WA) spoke on the House floor to recognize the efforts of first responders, firefighters, and…

Commissioners forced to rescind resolution on Board of Health charter


Jul 15, 2015
The Okanogan County Commissioners on Monday were forced to rescind a resolution passed just a week before, restructuring the…

Newby Lake Fire Update 7/11


Jul 11, 2015
Yesterday, thunderstorms produced rain on the northern portion of the fire but also created downdraft winds up to 35 mph pushing…