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Comment and Open House Announced for US Navy Electronic Exercise Special Use Permit


Oct 16, 2014
The U.S. Navy has applied for a special use permit on the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest to perform training exercises with…





WOODCUTTER KILLED BY TREE


Sep 15, 2014
A 61-year-old Oroville man died Friday when a tree fell on him on a wood cutting trip.  Okanogan County Sheriff Frank Rogers…

Keller Ferry back in service


Sep 15, 2014
The Keller Ferry vessel, Sanpoil, is back in service as of 6 a.m. this morning (Monday, Sept. 15), after hull seepage repairs…

Sept. 27 hunting and fishing day event concludes summer-long celebration of state’s first wildlife area


Sep 13, 2014
Saturday, Sept. 27, marks the final event to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Sinlahekin Wildlife Area in Okanogan County.…

Fall Prescribed Burning Planned on the Tonasket Ranger District


Sep 12, 2014
Depending on conditions, Fuels Specialists on the Tonasket Ranger District could begin their fall prescribed burning program as…

Carlton Complex Fire Recovery Workshop in Twisp


Sep 10, 2014
Okanogan Conservation District is holding a fire recovery workshop on Saturday September 20 from 9 am-12 pm. The workshop will…