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Snowpack Delays Road Openings and Firewood Season


Mar 30, 2018
We rely on National Forests for so much; clean air, water, jobs, food, wood and more.  Each year, thousands of people heat their…





SR 20 North Cascades Highway reopens


Apr 03, 2015
After just three weeks, among the shortest reopening efforts in the North Cascades Highway’s 42-year history, Washington State…

Okanogan Conservation District Native Plant Sale


Apr 03, 2015
Sale will be held on Saturday April 11 in downtown Okanogan at the corner of Rose St. and 2nd Ave (next to Rawson’s) from 9:00…

New Forest Supervisor Announced


Apr 03, 2015
The Pacific Northwest Region of the USDA Forest Service announced Mike Williams as the new Okanogan-Wenatchee Forest Supervisor…

North Cascades Highway to reopen April 3


Apr 01, 2015
In one of the fastest reopening efforts in the North Cascades Highway’s 42-year history, Washington State Department of…

Woodcutting Permits Available at Forest Service Offices


Apr 01, 2015
Beginning April 1, 2015, personal-use firewood cutting permits are available for purchase at Forest Service Offices in Okanogan,…