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Firefighters Continue Battle Lightning Strike Fires


Jul 21, 2015
Tonasket Ranger District’s firefighters continue to respond to fires caused by Sunday night’s lightning. Almost 150 lightning…





Outfitter Guide Decision Withdrawn


Jun 25, 2013
After much consideration, Forest Supervisor Becki Heath has withdrawn her decision for the Pack and Saddle Stock Outfitter-Guide…

Okanogan Couple Injured in Motorcycle Versus Deer Collision


Jun 24, 2013
An Okanogan couple was injured Saturday in a deer versus motorcycle collision on the Conconully Highway outside of Omak. The…

Search Continues for Omak Man Missing in the River


Jun 24, 2013
Search and Rescue Crews are continuing their search of the Okanogan River this morning, looking for an Omak man who went missing…

Fire District 6 plans “Jaws of Life” demonstration for July 4


Jun 24, 2013
Okanogan County Fire District 6 (Fire District 6) volunteers will demonstrate their new   vehicle extraction tools on July 4 in…

No Injuries in Vehicle Fire on Harts Pass


Jun 20, 2013
No injuries were reported associated with Tuesday’s vehicle fire on Harts Pass Road, northwest of Winthrop, Washington.  The…