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Fire Danger Increases in Parts of Eastern Washington


Jun 14, 2018
The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR), in cooperation with partnering agencies, is implementing the…





Sheriff Orders River Closed Due to Flooding


May 15, 2018
On Tuesday, Okanogan County Sheriff Frank Rogers ordered the closure of the Okanogan River to all recreational uses due to the…

Commissioner Franz Dispatches Work Crews to Help Okanogan County Deal with Flooding


May 13, 2018
This morning, the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) assumed command of flood response in Okanogan County and more than 100…

Flooding Update From PUD

Press Release


May 11, 2018
Flood waters are rising, and so too are concerns about electrical safety. Here is some good information from Okanogan PUD: At…

Rogers to Retire at the End of the Year


May 10, 2018
Okanogan County Sheriff Frank Rogers announced this morning that he will not seek a fifth term as Sheriff and instead will be…

Major Flooding Occuring On Okanogan River


May 09, 2018
The Flood Warning continues for The Okanogan River near Tonasket until further notice. * At 2:15 PM Wednesday the stage was…