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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…





Update Water Quality Permit Issued for Buckhorn Mine


Feb 28, 2014
An updated wastewater discharge permit issued to the Buckhorn Mine in Okanogan County will better protect water quality and help…

More Impaired Drivers Testing Positive for Marijuana


Feb 27, 2014
In a report compiled by Dr. Fiona Couper, State Toxicologist,  an analysis of impaired driving cases received at the Washington…

BUSINESS COUNCIL DEFERS TO OMAK DISTRICT MEMBERSHIP


Feb 26, 2014
At a meeting of the Colville Business Council on Friday, the Council unanimously decided to give the voting members of the Omak…

More Emergency Weight Restrictions Going Into Effect


Feb 24, 2014
Okanogan County Department of Public Works will be adding Emergency Weight Restrictions on the following County roads as of…

Okanogan Woman Killed After Being Ejected From Vehicle


Feb 24, 2014
Separate collisions led to two deaths and injuries to two others, in north central Washington. All four failed to wear…