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Burn ban extended for three counties in Eastern Washington


Nov 17, 2014
The Washington Department of Ecology is extending a Stage 1 burn ban in Franklin, Okanogan and Walla Walla counties to 10 a.m.,…





Carlton Complex Fire Recovery Workshop in Twisp


Sep 10, 2014
Okanogan Conservation District is holding a fire recovery workshop on Saturday September 20 from 9 am-12 pm. The workshop will…

Keller Ferry out of service for repairs


Sep 09, 2014
The Keller Ferry across the Columbia River on State Route 21 is out of service until further notice. Water is seeping into one…

Okanogan Conservation District’s NEW Fall Seed Sale


Sep 09, 2014
Just in time for Fall seeding, the Conservation District is offering two native seed mixes from Rainier Seeds Incorporated.  The…

Omak horse struck with West Nile virus


Sep 09, 2014
The Washington State Department of Agriculture is reporting that an unvaccinated horse in Omak is the second case of equine West…

Mine funds environmental projects in Okanogan County


Sep 09, 2014
Operators of the Buckhorn Gold Mine near Chesaw will soon spend $180,000 on projects benefiting the environment across Okanogan…