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Firefighters Continue Battle Lightning Strike Fires


Jul 21, 2015
Tonasket Ranger District’s firefighters continue to respond to fires caused by Sunday night’s lightning. Almost 150 lightning…





Newby Lake Fire Update 7/5


Jul 05, 2015
The Newby Lake wildfire, in Canada and the Pasayten Wilderness, is estimated at about 445 acres.  The portion of the fire in the…

Newby Lake Fire Update 7/3


Jul 03, 2015
Newby Lake wildfire, in Canada and the Pasayten Wilderness, is estimated at about 290 acres.  The portion of the fire in the…

Stronger Than Fire: Carlton Complex Recovery Group Launches Capital Campaign


Jul 02, 2015
The Carlton Complex Long Term Recovery Group (CCLTRG), the grassroots organization coordinating reconstruction efforts in the…

Local writer’s song becomes the soundtrack to fire recovery efforts


Jul 01, 2015
Brittany Jean Walker is a 23-year-old singer/songwriter who recorded her first album, “Whispered Stories,” in Nashville in 2013.…

Shoreline Campers Visiting Lake Roosevelt Advised of Rising Water Levels


Jun 30, 2015
The Bureau of Reclamation is alerting visitors planning to camp along the Lake Roosevelt shoreline over the July 4 weekend to be…