Local News

Large Smoke Plume Over the Okanogan Coming From Wolverine Fire


Aug 01, 2015
The Wolverine fire was very active overnight and into this morning, growing to approximately 4,000 acres.  Late afternoon…





Forest Roads West of Conconully Temporarily Closed for Repair


Jul 27, 2013
Forest road 3800, west of Conconully Washington, will be closed for repair work August 5th through August 16th.  3800 is the…

Power restored in Winthrop, Twisp after wildfire

Associated Press


Jul 16, 2013
A spokesman for the Okanogan Public Utility District says power has been restored in Winthrop and Twisp. The north central…

Some Firefighters Are Being Released From Sun Mountain Fire


Jul 16, 2013
The Entiat Hotshot Crew will be flown out of the Sun Mountain Fire at the end of their shift tonight.  They will be returning…

Wilderness Fire Grows to Ten Acres


Jul 11, 2013
This afternoon’s gusty winds pushed the Sun Mountain fire to about 10 acres in size. The fire is burning in the Lake Chelan…

Okanogan County limited-entry deer hunt applications due Aug. 14


Jul 10, 2013
Hunters have until Aug. 14 at midnight to apply for an opportunity to hunt deer this fall on the 6,000-acre Charles and Mary…