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Omak schools scrubbing the air


Aug 26, 2015
In light of the poor air quality we are experiencing now and possibly well into the future, the Omak School District is taking…





Stronger than Fire online giving campaign meets its match


Jul 24, 2015
After three weeks of intense fundraising, the Carlton Complex Long Term Recovery Group (CCLTRG) is thrilled to announce that it…

Fire Update from Tonasket Ranger District


Jul 23, 2015
Most of the fires located since Sunday night’s lightning storm are controlled or in patrol status.  Wildhorse Fire in the Summit…

Consumer Alert: Utility Scams through Customer Personal Computers


Jul 22, 2015
Please be on alert for new scams targeting PUD customers in Okanogan County. Threats come from computer pop-up messages asking…

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…

Wildhorse Fire Update


Jul 21, 2015
The Wildhorse Fire in the Mt Hull area is estimated to be about 120 acres, burning in timber on lands managed by the Tonasket…