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Some Forest Lands in Okanogan County Remain Closed


Aug 28, 2014
With Labor Day Weekend fast approaching, there are key pieces of information that will be useful to those planning trips to…





Levy postponed for Okanogan County Fire District 6

By NCBI
May 21, 2012
Okanogan County Fire District 6 has decided not to place a levy on the election ballot this year to build a new fire…

Wanted: Ecology Will pay cash for dirty woodstoves

By NCBI
May 18, 2012
Got an old dirty woodstove and live in the Methow Valley? In a pilot effort to help improve air quality,…

Spring Prescribed Burning Continues on Methow Valley Ranger District

By NCBI
May 17, 2012
Forest Service firefighters plan to complete a prescribed burn in the Eightmile Creek drainage, about 12 miles northwest…

North Cascades Highway reopened today at noon

By NCBI
May 10, 2012
It took a full seven weeks to find the North Cascades Highway beneath what, in places, added up to 60 feet of snow. Crews…

Meeting to Discuss Forest Service Proposal for Chewuch River Restoration

By NCBI
May 09, 2012
Methow Valley Ranger District and the Yakama Nation are hosting a meeting to discuss proposed restoration work for a…