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Recovery effort in urgent need of volunteer housing


Apr 21, 2015
The Carlton Complex Long Term Recovery Group is in desperate need of housing for volunteer groups coming to assist in the…





SR 20 clean-up efforts to last through the weekend


Aug 16, 2013
A team of two dozen Washington State Department of Transportation maintenance workers and contractors are working to clear a six…

New Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest Supervisor Selected


Aug 16, 2013
  Pacific Northwest Regional Forest Kent Connaughton has announcedthe appointment of Michael Balboni as the new forest…

Extra Patrols Helpful Over Stampede Weekend


Aug 14, 2013
With extra people in town for the Stampede Rodeo and Suicide Race, Omak Police Department had their hands full last weekend.…

July unemployment rate inclines slightly


Aug 14, 2013
Washington’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was an estimated 6.9 percent in July, a slight increase over the 6.8 percent…

Agencies Warn of Extreme Fire Danger


Aug 02, 2013
With fire danger continuing to increase across Washington, officials from four state agencies today urged residents to recognize…