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Firefighters Continue Battle Lightning Strike Fires


Jul 21, 2015
Tonasket Ranger District’s firefighters continue to respond to fires caused by Sunday night’s lightning. Almost 150 lightning…





Forest Service To Fill Temporary Seasonal Firefighter Positions


Jan 25, 2014
Methow Valley and Tonasket Ranger Districts are advertising to fill temporary seasonal firefighter positions. Individuals hired…

Ballots for Special Election In the Mail


Jan 23, 2014
Ballots for the February 11, 2014 Special Election, went into the mail Thursday, January 23, 2014 The following districts have…

7th District state lawmakers to host telephone town hall February 3


Jan 22, 2014
State Sen. Brian Dansel and Reps. Joel Kretz and Shelly Short invite residents of the 7th Legislative District to participate in…

Emergency Weight Restrictions Going Into Effect


Jan 21, 2014
Okanogan County Department of Public Works will be KEEPING Emergency Weight Restrictions on the following County roads as of…

David Niessner named general manager of Omak Wood Products


Jan 17, 2014
New Wood Resources announced today that David Niessner has joined the company as general manager of Omak Wood Products in Omak,…