Local News

Forecasted winter weather brings temporary closure of SR 20 North Cascades Highway


Nov 02, 2017
For the second time during this snowy fall, State Route 20/North Cascades Highway will temporarily close for the safety of crews…





Wagonroad Coulee Fire Put Out Quickly by Crews


Aug 22, 2017
Firefighter’s quick response Monday to a brush fire south of Tonasket, stopped the fire before it was able to threaten several…

Tribes Industrial Fire Precaution Level Changes


Aug 17, 2017
The Colville Business Council announced today that the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) Forestry Department will set the…

Smokejumper base analysis complete; Winthrop top recommendation


Aug 15, 2017
For nearly 80 years, firefighters have utilized the North Cascades Smokejumper Base (Base) to serve eastern Washington and…

Arizona Man Killed in Motorcycle Accident


Aug 15, 2017
An Arizona man in a motorcycle accident Monday night on the Twisp-Carlton Road. Okanogan County Sheriff Frank Rogers said…

Canning Season is Here!


Aug 14, 2017
Be safe with your Pressure Canning.  Get your pressure canner gauge checked for free, Monday through Thursday, 8 am to 5 pm, at…