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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…





Ecology Extends Burn Ban for Okanogan County Again

By NCBI
Dec 15, 2011
The National Weather Service has extended the Air Stagnation Advisory for most of eastern Washington, prompting the…

First municipal, domestic, industrial water rights issued from Lake Roosevelt

By NCBI
Dec 13, 2011
The Washington Department of Ecology has approved the first water rights for municipal, domestic and industrial purposes…

23 Percent of Okanogan County Residents Uninsured

By NCBI
Dec 13, 2011
The number of Washingtonians with no health insurance has reached 1 million, according to a new report from state…

Kehne Appointed to Fish and Wildlife Commission

By NCBI
Dec 08, 2011
Omak resident Jay Kehne had been appointed by Gov. Chris Gregoire to the Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission. The…

Northwest Snowplows Owner Pleads Guilty to Felony Theft of Sales Tax

By NCBI
Dec 08, 2011
The owner of Northwest Snowplows and Methow Valley Enterprises in Twisp pled guilty today to felony theft of sales tax.…