Local News

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…





Monday’s Lightning Storm Starts New Fires


Jul 15, 2014
The passage of an afternoon thunderstorm on Monday led to many lightning strikes across the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest…

Campfire Restrictions Increase in Okanogan County


Jul 14, 2014
The Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest expanded previous campfire restrictions because of high fire danger in Okanogan and…

SEARCH FOR DROWNING VICTIM ENTERS FOURTH DAY


Jul 14, 2014
Authorities are entering their fourth day in search of an Oroville man who fell into Palmer Lake on Friday and is presumed…

Sockeye salmon retention begins in Lake Osoyoos


Jul 11, 2014
Action: Anglers will be able to retain adult sockeye salmon in Lake Osoyoos   Effective dates: July 11 through Oct. 15, 2014…

Aeneas Valley Home Destroyed by Fire


Jul 08, 2014
Submitted Photo Monday at 11:30am, fire destroyed the trailer home of Doug and Sherry Powell, located at 9 Whitman Spur Road,…