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DNR bans outdoor burning east of the Cascades


Jun 30, 2016
The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today instituted a burn ban on DNR-protected lands in eastern…





HWY 97 Closed Due to Fire


Jul 17, 2014
Highway 97 has been closed from MP 257 to Pateros due to fire activity. The Sheriff's Office says the fire is very close to the…

Road Closure Update From Public Works


Jul 17, 2014
Currently Public Works has all or part of the following roads closed due to the fires in the Methow:   Stokes Road Gold Creek…

Campfires Banned in Okanogan-Wenatchee NF


Jul 17, 2014
Continuing hot, dry weather, worsening fire hazard, and scarcity of firefighting resources due to current large fires burning in…

Additional Evacuations Ordered


Jul 17, 2014
Fire officials have just closed Indian Dan Canyon and Paradise Hill. Indian Dan Canyon and Paradise Hill are now on Level three…

Campfires prohibited in DNR campground at Rock Lake and Rock Creek


Jul 17, 2014
The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced today additional campfire restrictions in Okanogan County. …