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Recovery effort in urgent need of volunteer housing


Apr 21, 2015
The Carlton Complex Long Term Recovery Group is in desperate need of housing for volunteer groups coming to assist in the…





SR 20 North Cascades Highway reopened at 1 p.m.

By NCBI
Apr 16, 2013
Lighter snowfall this past winter helped crews reopen the North Cascades Highway today, April 16, almost a month earlier…

Officials Move Up Opening of North Cascades Highway

By NCBI
Apr 15, 2013
Department of Transportation officials have moved up the reopening date for the North Cascades Highway. They say barring…

County Will Sell Surplus Lands

By NCBI
Apr 10, 2013
The Board of Commissioners has determined that six surplus Real Estate Parcels will be sold by the Okanogan County…

Forest Service Preparing for Upcoming Morel Mushroom Harvesting Season

By NCBI
Apr 04, 2013
Forest Service officials expect large numbers of commercial morel mushroom pickers in areas of the Okanogan-Wenatchee…

Seasonal Road Closures Extended 3/29/13

By NCBI
Mar 30, 2013
In a typical year, many of the winter closures on US Forest Service roads in Okanogan County are lifted at the beginning…