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Team Rubicon Assistance Available for Pateros, Neighboring Communities


Jul 30, 2014
While Team Rubicon, a veteran-led disaster relief group, has been tasked by the city of Pateros to manage its wildfire relief…





Aeneas Valley Home Destroyed by Fire


Jul 08, 2014
Submitted Photo Monday at 11:30am, fire destroyed the trailer home of Doug and Sherry Powell, located at 9 Whitman Spur Road,…

Fire danger rating increases in Okanogan and Ferry Counties


Jul 07, 2014
Starting on Wednesday the fire danger rating for Okanogan county will increase to High and the rating in Ferry county will be…

Comments Sought on Hazardous Fuels Reduction Project


Jul 05, 2014
The Methow Valley Ranger District is seeking input on a proposal to conduct hazardous fuels reduction on National Forest lands…

Burn ban on DNR-protected lands east of the Cascades starts July 1


Jul 01, 2014
The Washington State Department of Natural Resources announced there will be a burn ban starting Tuesday, July 1, 2014 on…

Fireworks and Exploding Targets Illegal in National Forests


Jun 27, 2014
As the Fourth of July approaches, fire officials want to remind forest visitors that fireworks and exploding targets are illegal…