Regional News

Morel Mushroom Harvesting Permits on Sale Soon


Apr 15, 2016
Permits go on sale April 18 for commercial harvesting of mushrooms from the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest. Permits will be…





FEMA provides federal funds to help fight Stickpin Fire


Aug 15, 2015
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to help with firefighting costs for the…

Chris Young Concert Cancelled Due to Fires


Aug 15, 2015
Due to the dangerous fire conditions in Chelan County, the Chris Young concert scheduled for this evening in the Deep Water…

Fires Growing. Some Contained on MVRD


Aug 15, 2015
Dry, windy conditions allowed several fires on the Methow Valley Ranger District to grow substantially Friday. Evacuations were…

Target shooting at Methow Wildlife Area closed to reduce wildfire risk


Aug 14, 2015
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) will close its Methow Wildlife Area to target shooting Aug. 15-Sept. 14 to…

Lightning Storm Ignites New Wildfires


Aug 14, 2015
Forest Service fire crews responded to 11 lightning ignited fires in and adjacent to the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest this…