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DNR lifts statewide burn ban


Sep 25, 2014
The Washington State Department of Natural Resources today announced that the statewide burn ban on DNR-protected lands has been…





TWO MORE ARSON ARRESTS FOR STARTING BACK BURNS


Aug 13, 2014
    Last month, a 63-year-old Twisp man was arrested and booked for first degree Arson for lighting a back burn fire near 190…

Devil’s Elbow Fire holds against wind storm


Aug 13, 2014
Sixty mile-per-hour winds tested the containment lines firefighters have been building and expanding for a week around the…

DNR bans all outdoor burning


Aug 12, 2014
With dangerously hot and dry weather driving fire danger to a new high, the Washington State Department of Natural Resources is…

Military Veterans Treat Local Fire Department to BBQ in Pateros


Aug 08, 2014
  A group of military veterans and first responders in Pateros held a barbecue on August 7th for the District 15 Volunteer…

WDFW assesses habitat affected by wildfires, helps landowners fence out displaced wildlife


Aug 08, 2014
State wildlife managers are working with Okanogan landowners to protect their crops from deer displaced by area wildfires and…