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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.,…





St Mary's Mission Fire Now 15 Percent Contained

By Associated Press & NCBI
Oct 05, 2012
The St. Mary's Mission Fire burning on east of Omak has burned across more than 15 square miles, or 9600 acres, and…

Fall Fire Danger on Methow Valley Ranger District

By NCBI
Oct 03, 2012
Fall is a popular season for many to spend time in their National Forests. Hunters, hikers and horseback riders along…

Washington's minimum wage to increase to $9.19 next year

By NCBI
Sep 28, 2012
Washington's minimum wage will increase to $9.19 per hour beginning Jan. 1, 2013, the Department of Labor &…

Obama orders federal money for July storm

By Associated Press
Sep 26, 2012
President Barack Obama has ordered federal aid to help state and local efforts recover from a severe storm in July that…

Chinook Salmon Management in Similkameen River

By NCBI
Sep 24, 2012
The Colville Tribes' Fish and Wildlife (CTFW) Department is implementing a conservation strategy for summer Chinook…