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DNR bans outdoor burning east of the Cascades


Jun 30, 2016
The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today instituted a burn ban on DNR-protected lands in eastern…





Open house to discuss SR 215 Omak paver, April 23


Apr 18, 2014
A five-month-long paving project on State Route 215 from Omak through Okanogan is the focus of an open house Wednesday evening…

Snow in the Forecast for North Cascades Highway


Apr 18, 2014
The forecast called for 3 to 6 inches of snow Thursday over the northern Cascades, but the temperature rose to 37 and what came…

Insurance ratings improve for Twisp and Okanogan County Fire District 6


Apr 15, 2014
Okanogan County Fire District 6 was successful in its efforts to improve fire insurance ratings for the Town of Twisp and the…

Closed section of Rufus Woods Lake will open to anglers


Apr 14, 2014
Following the events of Sept. 11, 2001, this section of Rufus Woods Lake was closed to public access and recreational fishing…

Seatbelt emphasis yields positive results


Apr 14, 2014
Troopers conducted seatbelt emphases throughout District 6 during the month of March. As a result of the emphases, 220 citations…